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Canada 2017 federal budget commits to transit funding Canada's federal 2017 budget was released March 22 in a move the government called "the next step in the government's long-term plan to create jobs and strengthen the middle class."
IO, Metrolinx issue RFQ for Lakeshore East project Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Lakeshore East - East Corridor Expansion project.
Virginia launches review of WMATA practices Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said the commonwealth would take on an independent review of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) "to identify potential changes to governance and funding, and help position WMATA to support growth in the region."
LACMTA Board proceeds with environmental study to allow trains dual entry at Union Station The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors is moving forward with an environmental study that will look into building run through tracks at Union Station.
Certified Safety Professional Julie Tufte joins TKDA team as safety manager Julie Tufte, a certified safety professional, recently joined TKDA as safety manager.

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canada-2017-federal-budget-commits-to-transit-funding
March 24, 2017
Canada's federal 2017 budget was released March 22 in a move the government called "the next step in the government's long-term plan to create jobs and strengthen the middle class."
io-metrolinx-issue-rfq-for-lakeshore-east-project
March 24, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Lakeshore East - East Corridor Expansion project.
virginia-launches-review-of-wmata-practices
March 24, 2017
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said the commonwealth would take on an independent review of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) "to identify potential changes to governance and funding, and help position WMATA to support...
lacmta-board-proceeds-with-environmental-study-to-allow-trains-dual-entry-at-union-station
March 24, 2017
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors is moving forward with an environmental study that will look into building run through tracks at Union Station.
certified-safety-professional-julie-tufte-joins-tkda-team-as-safety-manager
March 24, 2017
Julie Tufte, a certified safety professional, recently joined TKDA as safety manager.
northgate-link-extension-u-district-station-contract-awarded-to-hoffman-construction
March 24, 2017
The Sound Transit Board of Directors authorized award of a contract to Hoffman Construction Company to build the U District Station finishes for the Northgate Link opening in 2021.
parsons-adds-strong-as-rail-lead
March 24, 2017
David Strong has joined Parsons as vice president and rail systems lead for the New York and New Jersey region.
south-coast-rail-will-incorporate-“middleborough-route”
March 23, 2017
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is planning to construct the South Coast Rail project in two phases, beginning with the Middleborough Route.
union-pacific-plans-increase-in-nw-iowa-track-speeds-consolidates-pocatello-unit-management
March 23, 2017
Union Pacific will increase the maximum track speed limit from 40 to 49 mph on the rail line paralleling Highway 60 in northwest Iowa next month.
ctc-allocates-60-million-to-california-rail-projects
March 23, 2017
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $217 million to 72 projects in the state including more than $60 million for state rail projects.

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