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Amtrak, Maryland Transit Administration invest in new Baltimore Penn Station backup generator system Amtrak and the Maryland Transit Administration have invested $1.2 million in a new backup generator system at Baltimore Penn Station to ensure station readiness and reliability, as well as maintain continuity of critical station operations during extended utility outages.

new-passenger-concourse-opens-at-milwaukee-intermodal-station
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary Mark Gottlieb joined federal, state and local officials and partners June 22 to celebrate the completion of the $22-million reconstruction of the train passenger concourse at the Milwaukee Intermodal...
purple-line-partners-reach-financial-close
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and Purple Line Transit Partners, LLC, have signed the final financial documents on the $5.6-billion Purple Line Public-Private Partnership (P3) contract.   This allows Purple Line Transit...
grex-names-euston-vp-of-engineering
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) promoted its director of inspection technology, Todd Euston, to the position of vice president of engineering.   Euston has worked in the railway industry for 17 years. GREX says his work includes...
hntb-hires-choudri-to-direct-national-rail-and-transit-business-development
HNTB Corporation has hired Ian Choudri in the new position of national rail and transit business development director and senior vice president, where he will support the firm's growth across the United States.   "I am pleased...
fhwa-fta-take-on-workforce-“cliff”
One of the transportation industry's greatest challenges is how can to attract, educate and retain a workforce that has both the skills and the numbers to keep the nation moving.   "Unless we work together to address...

amtrak-maryland-transit-administration-invest-in-new-baltimore-penn-station-backup-generator-system
Amtrak and the Maryland Transit Administration have invested $1.2 million in a new backup generator system at Baltimore Penn Station to ensure station readiness and reliability, as well as maintain continuity of critical station operations...
xpresswest-continues-development-sans-cri-assistance
In September 2015, XpressWest and China Railway International USA, Co., LTD. (CRI) commenced joint venture activities intended to advance the high-speed rail line planned to link Las Vegas, Nev., and Los Angeles, Calif. After an exhaustive...
vermont-receives-334-million-for-rail-projects
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin on June 2, 2016, signed the FY 2017 Transportation Bill, which approves approximately $612.6 million in infrastructure improvements, including $33.4 million for rail. The bill includes an overhaul of the trespassing...
wsdot-opens-availability-for-loans-grants-for-freight-rail-improvement-projects
Applications are now being accepted for Washington state-funded grants and loans for projects that improve freight rail services. Funds will be available in July 2017.   Railroads, port districts, rail districts, private companies and local governments are...
across-the-us-communities-seek-93-billion-in-tiger-funding
The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program has received 585 applications from across the country totaling $9.3 billion in requested funding – over 18 times more than the $500 million that will be...