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Amtrak, Maryland DOT, FRA partner on Susquehanna River Bridge study Amtrak, in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), has launched a preliminary engineering study for rehabilitation or possible replacement of the 108-year-old Susquehanna River Rail Bridge.
Secretary Foxx visits Birmingham intermodal transit facility, Atlanta Beltline to promote transportation investment U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently visited construction of the future site of the Birmingham Intermodal Facility as part his "Invest in America, Commit to the Future" bus tour, calling it an investment in Alabama's economic future
Charlotte authorizes $250 million for two LYNX Blue Line projects Charlotte City Council has authorized $249.8 million for construction of LYNX Blue Line Extension (BLE) and Blue Line Capacity projects.
Materials handling Safety of employees continues to be top priority when it comes to materials handling equipment.
CTA plans to rebuild northern section of Red Line and parallel Purple Line Chicago Transit Authority revealed the next step in its continued effort to modernize the Red Line. The first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) program, which will completely rebuild the northern section of the Red Line and the parallel Purple Line is expected to begin this fall.

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April 17, 2014
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) issued a new report to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) updating the industry's progress on installing Positive Train Control (PTC) and said the industry will not meet the December...
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April 17, 2014
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently visited construction of the future site of the Birmingham Intermodal Facility as part his "Invest in America, Commit to the Future" bus tour, calling it an investment in Alabama's...
charlotte-authorizes-250-million-for-two-lynx-blue-line-projects
April 17, 2014
Charlotte City Council has authorized $249.8 million for construction of LYNX Blue Line Extension (BLE) and Blue Line Capacity projects.
cta-plans-to-rebuild-northern-section-of-red-line-and-parallel-purple-line
April 17, 2014
Chicago Transit Authority revealed the next step in its continued effort to modernize the Red Line. The first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) program, which will completely rebuild the northern section of...
mta-awards-two-east-side-access-contracts
April 17, 2014
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded two contracts for the East Side Access project, the transportation megaproject that is connecting Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) customers to Grand Central Terminal.
trimet-unveils-name-of-portland-milwaukie-light-rail-bridge-tilikum-crossing-bridge-of-the-people
April 17, 2014
The TriMet Bridge Naming Committee unanimously selected "Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People" for the name for the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Bridge, which will be the first cable-stayed bridge for the region, extending 1,720...
massachusetts-awards-grants-for-freight-projects
April 16, 2014
Massachusetts awarded seven grants totaling $2.5 million for industrial rail projects as part of the 2014 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP), which is being matched by more than $1.9 million in private sector funds for...
April 16, 2014
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) staff has recommended a $927.2-million design/build contract be awarded to Regional Connector Constructors (a Joint Venture between Skanska USA Civil West California District, Inc., and Traylor Bros. Inc.)...
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April 15, 2014
Safety of employees continues to be top priority when it comes to materials handling equipment.
overcoming-obstacles-the-carlsbad-double-track-and-bridge-project
April 15, 2014
Creating capacity within an existing infrastructure footprint can be a tricky task, but one the Carlsbad Double Track and Bridge Project succeeds in doing.