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ttc’s-byford-to-be-next-nyct-president
November 22, 2017
Andy Byford, who has forged a rail transit career on three continents, will join the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority as President of New York City Transit, the agency responsible for New York City subways,...
parsons-secures-metrolinx-etccs-tech-services-contract
November 22, 2017
Parsons has begun providing technical advisory services for Metrolinx's Enhanced Train Control and Conventional Signaling (ETCCS) project, part of the Canadian agency's 10-year GO Transit regional/commuter rail expansion program consisting of C$13.5 billion in capital...
panel-recommends-two-tunnels-bart-extension
November 21, 2017
A peer review panel convened by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has recommended a twin-bore option for a BART extension into Silicon Valley.
up-updates-ptc-progress-plans-to-increase-minnesota-track-speed
November 21, 2017
Union Pacific (UP) gave an update on its progress toward implementing Positive Train Control (PTC) and also announced plans to increase track speeds in southwest Minnesota following completion of a project.
cooksville-rutherford-go-station-improvements-advancing
November 21, 2017
Ontario is building a new station building, parking structure and bus loop at the Cooksville GO Station. The project is set for completion in 2020.

rsi’s-simpson-to-retire-o’malley-named-president
November 21, 2017
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) said Mike O'Malley will become president of the association on Feb. 1, 2018, when current president, Tom Simpson, is scheduled to retire.
sandag-completes-m-in-otc-improvements
November 21, 2017
The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and the North County Transit District (NCTD) have expanded the Oceanside Transit Center (OTC) to increase train capacity.
rep-estes-tours-budde-enterprises-discusses-rail-and-policy-issues
November 20, 2017
On Nov. 17, Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS-4) joined representatives from Budde Enterprises Inc. and the Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad for a tour at Budde's Newton, Kan., facility.
mbta-selects-green-line-extension-contractor
November 20, 2017
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line Extension project team held a "price opening" to choose the design-build team to carry out the Green Line Extension's design and construction work.  
metra-kicks-off-fox-river-bridge-replacement-project
November 20, 2017
A long-anticipated project to replace a 136-year-old bridge over the Fox River on Metra's Milwaukee District West Line kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 17.

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