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Port of Long Beach studying business case behind short-haul rail The Port of Long Beach in California is looking to an old idea with new variables to combat traffic congestion: Short-haul rail.

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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is now accepting applications from local governments, states and railroads for $25 million in competitive grants to increase rail safety. Applications are due by June 14, 2016.   Applicants can request funds...
TranSystems Corporation celebrated 50 years in business April 21 throughout its more than 30 offices nationwide.   In 1966, Herbert Johnson, Gerald Brickell and Edward Mulcahy formed JBM Associates Engineers and Planners as traffic experts to help...
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The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has identified $100 million for a planned CSX terminal in Johnston County in a preliminary priority list of state transportation improvements.   The Carolina Connector (CCX) is being planned as...
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The Port of Long Beach in California is looking to an old idea with new variables to combat traffic congestion: Short-haul rail.   The Port of Long Beach says that when the San Pedro Bay ports, which...
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BNSF is weighing the fate of a planned $500-million intermodal facility following a court ruling last week that questioned the adequacy of the environmental analysis for the project.   The March 30 ruling against the environmental analysis...

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GE selected Chicago to be a core hub of its growing digital ecosystem and the company says it will provide deep investments to further advance its digital strategy.   Chicago will be the lead office for GE...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is soliciting applications for a new grant program authorized by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.   The FAST Act authorizes $800 million for the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and...
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The Railway Association of Canada has created a Parliamentary Rail Caucus to be chaired by Sherry Romanado, Liberal Member of Parliament for Longueuil-Charles-LeMoyne, Quebec, and co-chaired by Marilyn Gladu, Conservative Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton,...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will make $500 million available for transportation projects across the country under an eighth round of the successful Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program.   "The TIGER program...
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Vice President Joe Biden toured the Port of New Orleans' new Mississippi River Intermodal Terminal before making remarks commemorating the seventh anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in Louisiana.   "I'm here today to talk...