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British Columbia to study Vancouver Island commuter rail British Columbia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone announced on March 9 that the Canadian province will study options for establishing commuter rail services on Vancouver Island.

David Strong has joined Parsons as vice president and rail systems lead for the New York and New Jersey region.Strong focuses on the current and future needs and challenges of the NY/NJ Metro Area, policy...
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is planning to construction the South Coast Rail project in two phases, beginning with the Middleborough Route. MassDOT filed a Notice of Project Change (NPC) for the South Coast Rail...
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The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $217 million to 72 projects in the state including more than $60 million for state rail projects.   "Caltrans is working to ensure every dollar counts when it comes...
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Passenger rail advocates called out the Trump Administration's proposed budget for perceived hypocrisy and undermining the voters who put him in office while the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) response was more moderate. Acting American Public...
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The Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a status update today on railroads' progress implementing positive train control (PTC) systems in the fourth quarter of 2016. The status update, based on railroad-submitted quarterly...

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The Trump Administration released its proposed 2017 budget, which includes reducing funds to the U.S. Department of Transportation and eliminating Amtrak's long distance train funding, as well as popular transportation grants.   The budget requests $16.2 billion...
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Former New York MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast was honored as Railway Age's 54th Railroader of the Year at a dinner of the Western Railway Club on March 14 at the historic Union League...
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STV has named Tyler Bonstead, P.E., AICP, as vice president and Scott McIntyre, P.E., LEED AP, as senior vice president.   Bonstead currently serves as STV's West Coast deputy regional manager in the firm's Transportation & Infrastructure...
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Amit Bose joined HNTB Corporation as mid-Atlantic district transit and rail director, and associate vice president, based in the firm's Arlington, Va., office. His responsibilities include delivering major transit and rail projects, supporting national transit...
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British Columbia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone announced on March 9 that the Canadian province will study options for establishing commuter rail services on Vancouver Island.   Stone says the province is responding to strong...

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