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Metro-North, ConnDOT sign Walk Bridge “Partnering Letter" Metro-North Railroad and the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) have signed a "partnering letter" agreeing to a strong, collaborative effort as plans are finalized to replace the Walk railroad bridge – the 120-year-old bridge over the Norwalk River that swings open and closed to accommodate marine traffic below.
Updated ST3 Plan would speed Sound Transit project delivery The Sound Transit Board has outlined proposed changes to the Sound Transit 3 Draft Plan, with emphasis on completing light-rail extensions sooner.
SEPTA Board approves FY 2017 operating and capital budgets The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Board has approved Operating and Capital Budgets for Fiscal Year 2017, which is the 12-month period beginning July 1, 2016.
Union Pacific’s Arizona state plan includes more than 200K crossties Union Pacific plans to invest $37.7 million in 2016 to improve its infrastructure in Arizona, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.
Final approval for MTA’s five-year capital program gained Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) can proceed with its largest infrastructure investment in its history following a key approval of its five-year capital program.

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metro-north-conndot-sign-letter-walk-bridge-“partnering-letter
May 27, 2016
Metro-North Railroad and the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) have signed a "partnering letter" agreeing to a strong, collaborative effort as plans are finalized to replace the Walk railroad bridge – the 120-year-old bridge over...
updated-st3-plan-would-speed-sound-transit-project-delivery
May 27, 2016
The Sound Transit Board has outlined proposed changes to the Sound Transit 3 Draft Plan, with emphasis on completing light-rail extensions sooner.
septa-board-approves-fy-2017-operating-and-capital-budgets
May 27, 2016
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Board has approved Operating and Capital Budgets for Fiscal Year 2017, which is the 12-month period beginning July 1, 2016.
union-pacific’s-arizona-state-plan-includes-more-than-200k-crossties
May 26, 2016
Union Pacific plans to invest $37.7 million in 2016 to improve its infrastructure in Arizona, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.
australian-study-finds-drivers-underestimate-speed-of-approaching-trains
May 26, 2016
Drivers can see trains approaching but cannot accurately judge their speed when proceeding through a railroad crossing, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation collaborative study has found.
protran-technology-awarded-contract-for-compass-system
May 26, 2016
Protran Technology has secured its first key order from a major U.S. Class 1 railroad for its COMPASS™ railway asset location and awareness system.
May 26, 2016
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded $7.5 million in contracts for preliminary engineering work at two stations at Willets Point, Queens.
ctc-pulls-delays-more-than-53-million-in-rail-project-funds
May 25, 2016
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) adopted a five-year state transportation funding plan that cuts $754 million and delays another $755 million in highway, rail, transit, bicycle and pedestrian project spending on May 18.
final-approval-for-mta’s-five-year-capital-program-gained
May 25, 2016
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) can proceed with its largest infrastructure investment in its history following a key approval of its five-year capital program.
septa-continues-ptc-rollout-with-fox-chase-line
May 25, 2016
Following the successful launch of Positive Train Control (PTC) on the Warminster Line in mid April, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) continued its strategic rollout of the technology with installation on the Fox Chase Line.