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NYC mayor unveils Brooklyn to Queens streetcar proposal New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says explosive housing and job growth occurring along the Brooklyn Queens waterfront are placing ever-increasing demands on the area's roads and public transit. New York City Mayor de Blasio believes that it is crucial to link this new development with the larger fabric of the city, which is why he has proposed the Brooklyn Queens Connector urban streetcar.
UP Board approves $3.75 billion 2016 capital plan The Union Pacific Board of Directors approved the company's 2016 capital plan of approximately $3.75 billion, down about $550 million versus 2015. The plan includes $375 million to further implement Positive Train Control.
RTD bench testing crossing signals for I-225 rail line The Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Denver began off-site "bench testing" in January of train and traffic signals for at-grade crossings on the FasTracks I-225 Rail R Line.
LACMTA lays out plan to advance projects to “shovel ready” stage In an action to move major rail, bus and highway projects closer to implementation, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) implemented a strategy to aggressively accelerate projects to help bring them to a "shovel-ready" state.
Construction on Metrolinx's East Rail Maintenance Facility progressing Officials with the province of Ontario say the construction Metrolinx's East Rail Maintenance Facility, which will support GO Transit's planned service expansions including Regional Express Rail program, is well underway.

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nyc-mayor-unveils-brooklyn-to-queens-streetcar-proposal
February 05, 2016
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says explosive housing and job growth occurring along the Brooklyn Queens waterfront are placing ever-increasing demands on the area's roads and public transit. New York City Mayor de...
up-board-approves-375-billion-2016-capital-plan
February 05, 2016
The Union Pacific Board of Directors approved the company's 2016 capital plan of approximately $3.75 billion, down about $550 million versus 2015. The plan includes $375 million to further implement Positive Train Control.
rtd-bench-testing-crossing-signals-for-i-225-rail-line
February 05, 2016
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Denver began off-site "bench testing" in January of train and traffic signals for at-grade crossings on the FasTracks I-225 Rail R Line.
lacmta-lays-out-plan-to-advance-projects-to-“shovel-ready”-stage
February 05, 2016
In an action to move major rail, bus and highway projects closer to implementation, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) implemented a strategy to aggressively accelerate projects to help bring them to a...
February 05, 2016
Michael Burns, who retired as the chief executive officer for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) in 2014, will take the reins of the Caltrain Modernization Program, which the acengy called the most transformative...
construction-on-metrolinxs-east-rail-maintenance-facility-progressing
February 04, 2016
Officials with the province of Ontario say the construction Metrolinx's East Rail Maintenance Facility, which will support GO Transit's planned service expansions including Regional Express Rail program, is well underway.
fra-gives-go-ahead-to-new-bwi-rail-station
February 04, 2016
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact for the new Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) rail station. The project includes adding a fourth track to nine miles of the...
elected-officials-tout-grade-separation-proposal-in-moorhead-mn
February 04, 2016
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and local elected officials visited the site of a proposed $42-million grade-separation project in Moorhead.
February 04, 2016
Beginning Feb. 8, Metrolink will begin replacing 21,000 crossties in Orange County, Calif., over the course of nine weeks between the cities of Orange and San Juan Capistrano.
up-grade-separation-in-arizona-approved
February 04, 2016
The Arizona Corporation Commission approved an upgrade to a busy Tucson Union Pacific railroad crossing that will improve safety and traffic flow.