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Quebec funds Gaspé railway revival The Premier of Quebec Philippe Couillard announced on May 5 that the province will allocate CA$100 million (US$73 million) towards the rehabilitation of the Matapédia - Gaspé line.

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A legal victory could help get Maryland's Purple Line light rail project back on track after a federal judge dismissed environmental claims in a lawsuit that has blocked the project since August 2016. The $2.4-billion 16-mile...
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An expanded West End Concourse, the first phase of the modernization and transformation of New York Penn Station, is open. The new concourse will provide direct access to 17 of the station's 21 tracks, will connect...
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A state senator from Massachusetts is tapping into a mode of public communication not seen since last century: The whistle-stop tour (but by car). Sen. Eric Lesser (D-1-Hampden & Hampshire) went on the tour to rally...
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A financial agreement has been reached between all partners involved in the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex redevelopment project to transform New York City's James A Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub.   "Fifty years after the...
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A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been issued for the Susquehanna River Rail Bridge Project. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Amtrak released the FONSI, which determined the best...

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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) filed comments with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on June 12, detailing the importance of preserving North American trade relationships to freight railroads. One of the...
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The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recognized winners of its annual Rail Safety & Security Excellence Awards and named the team from the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) as the winner of...
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Public transit leaders joined together at the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) annual conference in Baltimore, Md., to discuss and express their concerns regarding the Trump Administration's FY18 budget proposal to phase out the Capital...
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The planned expansion of the Barrie GO line in Toronto, ON, Canada is taking a step forward with the issuance of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ).   Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx issued RFQ for interested parties...
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President Donald Trump joined U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine Chao and other infrastructure stakeholders at USDOT's headquarters to close out Infrastructure Week and push the regulatory reform element of his infrastructure plan.   "We are...

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