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Gateway projects take step toward qualifying for major funding The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has moved the Hudson Tunnel Project and Portal North Bridge – both critical elements of the Gateway Program in the New York City area – into the Project Development process for a New Starts Grant available through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has established the Build America Bureau, which will drive transportation infrastructure development projects in the United States by streamlining credit and grant opportunities while providing technical assistance and encouraging...
Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (RGPC), CTC, Inc., and First Transit, Inc., have been awarded an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) contract from Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA). First Transit, the North American arm of UK-based FirstGroup plc...
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  Twenty-one women graduated from the first Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) all-female construction boot camp as part of the Women Build Metro Los Angeles program. Six weeks of training were held at Los Angeles...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has moved the Hudson Tunnel Project and Portal North Bridge – both critical elements of the Gateway Program in the New York City area – into the Project Development...
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The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) and its contractor Denver Transit Partners (DTP) are beginning to test commuter rail trains along the entire length of the new G Line through Arvada and Wheat Ridge, Colo.   Communication...

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been appointed as client-side technical advisor to the Western Australia Public Transport Authority (PTA) for the Forrestfield Airport Rail Link.   The project involves the construction of approximately 5.3 miles of rail...
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Sound Transit has released an updated and more precise calculation of the taxes residents would pay if the Sound Transit 3 ballot measure is approved in November.   In its June 20, 2016 letter, the ST3 Expert...
Sanveo, Inc., has officially opened its new office in Los Angeles, Calif., adding to its existing offices in Newark, Calif., Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Aurangabad, India.   "Sanveo has had a strong presence in the...
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Several intermodal projects, as well as two grade separation projects will benefit from Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-Term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) grants.   The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) received 212...
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Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and Premier of Quebec Philippe Couillard have confirmed the ratification of the Canada-Quebec Agreement on the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund and the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund.   This agreement, with...