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Connecticut crossing gets safety improvements Safety improvements, including the installation of vehicular traffic gates and warning lights, have been completed at a private railroad crossing in the Springdale neighborhood of Stamford where there have been several accidents in recent years involving vehicles striking trains.
FRA takes follow-up action to control train speeds on NEC The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued an Emergency Order that will assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the Northeast Corridor (NEC). FRA also intends to take additional actions in the coming days to address potential speed issues on all other passenger corridors.
Met Council aims to cut $341 million from Southwest LRT project Minnesota's Metropolitan Council's Southwest Project Office is analyzing options for cutting $341 million in costs for the Green Line light-rail extension from Minneapolis to Eden Prairie.
Port of Prince Rupert Road, Rail & Utility Corridor project complete The Port of Prince Rupert has completed its CA$90-million (US$73 million) Road, Rail & Utility Corridor (RRUC), unlocking new terminal developments and market access for Canadian exporters.
TriMet MAX Orange Line hosts "First Ride" Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and other officials and project partners took the first ride on the TriMet Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project, the future MAX Orange Line, on May 15.

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fra-takes-follow-up-action-to-control-train-speeds-on-nec
May 22, 2015
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued an Emergency Order that will assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the Northeast Corridor (NEC). FRA also intends to take additional actions in the...
May 22, 2015
Union Pacific will strengthen Nebraska's transportation infrastructure investing more than $13 million in the rail line between Columbus and Grand Island. The project began May 21 and is scheduled to be completed the first week...
connecticut-crossing-gets-safety-improvements
May 22, 2015
Safety improvements, including the installation of vehicular traffic gates and warning lights, have been completed at a private railroad crossing in the Springdale neighborhood of Stamford where there have been several accidents in recent years...
May 22, 2015
Jeffrey Heller and Cary Booth have assumed additional responsibilities in Norfolk Southern's intermodal department.
met-council-aims-to-cut-341-million-from-southwest-lrt-project
May 21, 2015
Minnesota's Metropolitan Council's Southwest Project Office is analyzing options for cutting $341 million in costs for the Green Line light-rail extension from Minneapolis to Eden Prairie.
May 21, 2015
Virginia's Alexandria City Council voted unanimously to endorse the construction of a new Potomac Yard Washington Metropolitan Transportation Authority (WMATA) Station and select "Alternative B" as the preferred location. This endorsement now permits the development...
port-of-prince-rupert-road-rail--utility-corridor-project-complete
May 20, 2015
The Port of Prince Rupert has completed its CA$90-million (US$73 million) Road, Rail & Utility Corridor (RRUC), unlocking new terminal developments and market access for Canadian exporters.
new-agreement-prioritizes-houston-regional-rail-development
May 20, 2015
U.S. Rep. John Culberson (R-TX-7) and Houston Metro Board Chairman Gilbert Garcia made an agreement, which they say paves the way for future transportation solutions to address the growing needs of the region.
cta-publishes-environmental-findings-for-modernization-program-bypass
May 20, 2015
The Chicago Transportation Authority (CTA) is moving forward with its Red and Purple Modernization Program (RPM), a transformational, multi-phase program to completely rebuild the northern sections of the Red and Purple lines and provide CTA...
May 20, 2015
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2353, a short-term authorization extension that will provide surface transportation funding through July 31, 2015. The Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, sponsored by House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman...