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SCVTA Montague Station reopens Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's (SCVTA) Montague Light Rail Station in Milpitas has reopened after being closed for five months to allow for modifications to the station for a new pedestrian bridge that will provide a convenient and direct connection between the future Milpitas Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Station and the Montague Light Rail Station.
Phoenix votes to approve long-range light-rail extending transportation plan Phoenix voters approved Transportation 2050, a transportation plan which as developed by a citizen-led committee of transportation experts and community advocates and expands investment in light-rail construction by building an additional 42 miles of light rail throughout the city.
NMC Railway Systems hosts Rep. Ashford for tour, discussion Rep. Brad Ashford (D-NE-2) joined representatives from NMC Railway Systems for a tour of the company's Omaha facility and discussion of public policy priorities for the local business and rail communities.
Grade crossing safety improvements made in North Carolina The North Carolina Department of Transportation's (NCDOT) Rail Division recently made crossing safety improvements at an intersection near Kernersville, N.C.
Rail being installed for LIRR Double Track Project Workers began installing the first sections of rail on the $388-million Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Double Track Project, which will build a second track over an 18-mile stretch between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma stations.

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September 03, 2015
Parsons has been selected by Metra, Chicago's commuter rail operator, to install Positive Train Control (PTC) on its trains.
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September 03, 2015
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's (SCVTA) Montague Light Rail Station in Milpitas has reopened after being closed for five months to allow for modifications to the station for a new pedestrian bridge that will provide...
September 03, 2015
Union Pacific promoted Wes Lujan to vice president public affairs for the western region and Liisa Stark to assistant vice president public affairs for Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin; both appointments are effective October 1.
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September 03, 2015
Rep. Brad Ashford (D-NE-2) joined representatives from NMC Railway Systems for a tour of the company's Omaha facility and discussion of public policy priorities for the local business and rail communities.
September 02, 2015
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is soliciting applications for $10 million in competitive grant funding available to states to improve highway-rail grade crossings and track along routes that transport energy products, such as crude oil...
September 02, 2015
Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) submitted the results of its Federal Year 2014 Audit to the Federal Transit Administration.
September 01, 2015
Twin Eagle Sand Logistics, LLC, a subsidiary of Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC, has broken ground on the Permian Rail Park located on the Union Pacific, approximately eight miles west of the city of Big...
September 01, 2015
Elissa Konove, the chief financial officer at the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has been named the deputy chief executive officer at Metrolink, effective September 14.
August 31, 2015
Following extensive input from the public and local governments across the region, the Sound Transit Board identified the projects that will be studied as potential candidates for a November 2016 Sound Transit 3 ballot measure. Results...
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August 31, 2015
The North Carolina Department of Transportation's (NCDOT) Rail Division recently made crossing safety improvements at an intersection near Kernersville, N.C.