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Five teams to bid on fourth construction package for California high-speed rail The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) received five qualified bids for Construction Package 4 (CP4) - the next 22-mile mile phase of construction through the counties of Tulare and Kern and the cities of Wasco and Shafter.

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and the city of Palmdale, Calif., have entered into a station-area funding agreement, allowing the city and CHSRA to initiate the planning process for the proposed high-speed rail station...
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The 20th Annual AAR Research Review was held March 31-April 1 in Colorado Springs, Colo., at the Hotel Elegante. The review brought approximately 550 attendees to the event, which had a theme of "Research Innovation...
Bentley Systems, Inc., issued its call for submissions to the 2015 Be Inspired Awards program; the deadline for entries is May 31, 2015.   The awards, which are selected by independent juries of industry experts, "recognize the...
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), in conjunction with the Illinois Capital Development Board, has started a series of listening sessions to discuss the state's infrastructure needs and the steps required "to make sure the...
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Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) have introduced their version of a Positive Train Control (PTC) extension bill that joins a similar effort introduced by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO).   Where Sen. Blunt's legislation, the...

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The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) received five qualified bids for Construction Package 4 (CP4) - the next 22-mile mile phase of construction through the counties of Tulare and Kern and the cities of Wasco...
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) named five to executive staff. CHSRA named Scott Jarvis chief engineer, Kevin Thompson director of engineering, Bruce Armistead director of operations and maintenance, Alan Glen director of real property...
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded eight grants totaling more than $21.2 million that invest in grade-crossing safety, Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation and passenger rail.   FRA awarded the grants as part of a Notice...
All Aboard Florida (AAF) has selected GE Transportation to design and manufacture signaling equipment for the entire length of the 235-mile rail corridor connecting Miami and Orlando. The passenger-rail project is scheduled to begin initial...
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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) kicked off the West Terminal Improvements Project at 69th Street Transportation Center.   "Almost 35,000 people use 69th Street Transportation Center every day," said SEPTA General Manager Joseph Casey. "The improvements we...