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gov-malloy-opens-meridian-station-calls-for-stable-transportation-funding
April 20, 2018
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, alongside Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner James P. Redeker and numerous federal and state officials, held a ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of the new CTRail Hartford Line...
gop-delegation-pushing-for-potential-gateway-funding-to-be-rescinded
April 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter April 19 to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, which urged him to advise President Trump to rescind recent funding that could be used to...
ubc-wants-skytrain-extension-to-campus
April 20, 2018
The University of British Columbia (UBC) Board of Governors approved an advocacy strategy on April 19 to accelerate completion of the SkyTrain line to UBC's Point Grey campus.
hntb-adds-tripousis-as-associate-vice-president
April 20, 2018
Ben Tripousis has joined HNTB Corporation as associate vice president and senior program manager. He is based in the firm's San Jose, Calif., office.
cta-moves-to-next-stage-of-your-new-blue-project-with-signal-work
April 19, 2018
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) awarded a signal improvement contract that will allow for work to begin on the next stage of Your New Blue – a project that will overhaul the O'Hare branch of the...

union-pacific-to-invest--million-in-wisconsin-network
April 19, 2018
Union Pacific (UP) will invest $9.7 million in Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure in 2018.  
rpa’s-t-rex-plan-wants-to-integrate-nyc-area-systems
April 18, 2018
A new report from Regional Plan Association (RPA) calls for the merging of Metro-North Railroad, New Jersey Transit and Long Island Rail Road into a single integrated network.
gotriangle-selects-gannett-flemming-wsp-jv-for-lrt-consulting
April 18, 2018
North Carolina's Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority (GoTriangle) has chosen the Gannett Fleming/WSP Joint Venture as the construction management consultant for Durham and Orange counties' light-rail project.  
metra-aims-for-capital-efficiency-with-2018-construction-program
April 18, 2018
Metra has announced several construction projects planned for 2018 aimed at improving track and bridge maintenance, upgrading communications and signaling systems and enhancing stations.  
hartford-line-to-open-on-june-16
April 18, 2018
The Hartford Line will begin service on June 16, following a commemorative event on June 15, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT).

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