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RTD connects final rails for East Rail Line The East Rail Line in Denver, Colo., reached a milestone November 24 when the "Golden Spike" was put into place joining the final rails of the 22.8-mile passenger rail line between Union Station and Denver International Airport.

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The East Rail Line in Denver, Colo., reached a milestone November 24 when the "Golden Spike" was put into place joining the final rails of the 22.8-mile passenger rail line between Union Station and Denver...
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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Transportation Reinvention Commission, a group of 24 experts tasked with addressing challenges facing the regional transportation network, released a report that recommends the MTA take significant steps to re-engineer its way...
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Cardi Corporation has been awarded a $42-million contract for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line in Massachusetts. Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) said...
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The Connecticut State Bond Commission has approved more than $53 million for the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) to begin work to replace the 118-year-old Walk Bridge in Norwalk.   The Walk Bridge, which carries more than...
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a special investigation report on common organizational factors in five Metro North Railroad accidents between May 2013 and March 2014.   The report examines several common safety management problems present...

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As the season for cold and snowy weather approaches, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) is ready for winter operations. NYCT said it is leaning on lessons from the 2013-2014 winter that...
Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) received approval from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board to award contracts totaling $34.6 million for the purchase of inward- and outward-facing cameras in the cabs of...
As the temperature drops, Chicago-area Metra has taken a variety of steps this year to be better equipped to deal with cold and snowy weather and better prepared to deliver critical information to its passengers.   In...
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The East, Gold and the Northwest Rail Westminster Segment of the Regional Transportation District of Denver's (RTD) Eagle P3 project are in full construction and preparing for the testing and commissioning phase that will start...
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has rededicated the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) South Station as "Governor Michael S. Dukakis South Station Transportation Center" in recognition of the former Governor's devotion to public transportation and advocacy.   "Governor...