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August 21, 2017
The reconstruction of Fresh Pond Bridge on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) M line is on schedule for a September 1 completion.
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August 21, 2017
Port Freeport in Texas held a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 18 for Phase 1 of the Parcel 14 Rail Development project.
caltrans-publishes-report-on-rail’s-economic-impact-on-state
August 21, 2017
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) released a research report that details the impact freight and passenger rail operations have on the state economy.
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August 21, 2017
More than a half-century after the cashed-strapped, bankruptcy-headed Pennsylvania Railroad demolished the original, spacious and beautiful Pennsylvania Station New York...
bart-interns-focus-on-safety-reliability
August 18, 2017
The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BART) is utilizing interns this summer to create useful technology.

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August 18, 2017
HDR was chosen to lead the final design for GoTriangle's Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project.
lirr-to-perform-switch-replacement-as-part-of-double-track-project
August 18, 2017
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is conducting high-tech rail inspections, switch replacement and other track work between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma in the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 19.
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August 18, 2017
The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) District received approval from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to begin full passenger train service on Aug. 25.
io-metrolinx-issue-rfp-rfq-for-two-ontario-transit-projects
August 18, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx are moving forward with the procurement process for the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project and Davenport Diamond Rail Grade Separation project.
samtrans-recommends-multimodal-approach-to-dumbarton-bridge
August 17, 2017
A phased, multi-modal approach to the Dumbarton Highway and Rail Bridges will improve transport options and times between Alameda and San Mateo counties in California, according to a recently released study.

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