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Ontario progresses Milton GO Station redevelopment project Plans are pushing ahead to redevelop the Milton GO Station in Milton, located in Southern Ontario, as another step in Ontario's transformation of GO Transit from a commuter transit system to a regional rapid transit system.  

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The Delachaux Group is launching a rebranding effort aimed at bringing the entirety of its rail businesses under the Pandrol brand. The Delachaux Group says the move enhances its commitment to the rail infrastructure market and...
ontario-progresses-milton-go-station-redevelopment-project
Plans are pushing ahead to redevelop the Milton GO Station in Milton, located in Southern Ontario, as another step in Ontario's transformation of GO Transit from a commuter transit system to a regional rapid transit...
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New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has announced in a new analysis of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) financial plan that the transportation authority needs to acquire new funding sources to avoid raising fares...
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Metra, the commuter rail division of Chicago's Regional Transportation Authority, approved a 2018 budget that raises fares and cuts some trains in a bid to close a $45-million operating deficit.     The agency's board approved the budget...
mbta-to-fund-ptc-installation-with-tifia-and-rrif-loans
Two federal loans totaling $382 million will help the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) with its positive train control (PTC) project. The two loans through the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) and Railroad Rehabilitation...

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) issued a final rule to expand its current drug testing panel to include a greater array of opioids among USDOT-regulated industries.   USDOT says the move is an effort to "enhance...
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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is addressing "Slippery Rail" season as changes in the weather cause leaves to fall from trees and onto rail tracks.   SEPTA officials said the falling leaves get crushed by trains passing through...
canada-and-quebec-to-fund-11-transit-projects-in-montreal
Rehabilitation projects to rail infrastructure have been included in a funding commitment from the governments of Canada and Quebec to improve the Montréal area's transit system. Nearly CA$27.9 million (US$21.9 million) will be invested in 11...
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has proposed a $3.2 billion operating budget and a $3.4 billion capital budget for 2018. PANYNJ says the proposed operating budget represents an increase of $61...
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A year-long process to solidify a design-build team for the Glendora to Montclair Gold Line extension began with the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ). The RFQ is the first of...

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