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John D. Dingell Transit Center opens in Dearborn, Mich. The John D. Dingell Transit Center located at 21201 W. Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, Mich., is officially open.

Jim Boxold has been named Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, (FDOT) effective January 3, 2015.   Boxold has served as chief of staff of FDOT since July 2013. Previously, he served as the director of...
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The John D. Dingell Transit Center located at 21201 W. Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, Mich., is officially open.   The city-owned intermodal passenger rail station, dedicated in honor of retiring U.S. Congressman John Dingell, the longest serving...
Amtrak's Vermonter service to the Knowledge Corridor will return on December 29, 2014, with stops in Greenfield and Northampton, Mass.   The Vermonter will also add a stop in Holyoke, Mass., later in 2015 when station work...
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The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has identified Dragados/Flatiron/Shimmick as the best value team for the design-build contract for Construction Package 2-3 (CP 2-3), the next 65 mile segment from Fresno to North of Bakersfield.   CHSRA...
United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (UTU-SMART) President John Previsich testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation's Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and...

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The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $254 million for 41 transportation projects that it says will enhance the safety and mobility of Californians throughout the state. The allocation includes $102 million for rail...
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The House and Senate's effort to keep the federal government operating through the end of fiscal year 2015 was revealed late Tuesday in the form of a trillion-dollar-plus spending bill, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations...
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According to Chairman of Amtrak's Board of Directors Anthony Coscia, Congress should focus on ways to unlock intercity passenger rail's potential by providing predictable, dedicated funding to develop and implement capital investments for the Northeast...
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The 96th Annual Railway Tie Association Symposium and Technical Conference was held October 14 – 17 in Orlando, Fla., where 307 attendees gathered together to discuss the crosstie industry, as well as the railroading environment...
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), along with local municipalities and counties, will host an open house Dec. 8, in Willmar, Minn., to gather input for the 2015 update of the Minnesota State Rail Plan.   The...