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bruce-mccuaig-steps-down-from-metrolinx-accepts-new-role-at-canada-infrastructure-bank
March 29, 2017
Bruce McCuaig is stepping down as president and CEO of Metrolinx to accept a new federal role in the Privy Council Office as executive adviser (Infrastructure Bank) effective April 24, 2017 to support the launch...
ontario-toronto-hydro-building-battery-back-up-and-emergency-power-system-for-eglinton-crosstown-lrt-project
March 29, 2017
Ontario is partnering with Toronto Hydro to build a battery energy storage system for the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) line, which will increase the reliability of the line, lower operating costs and reduce...
report-from-aar-confirms-freight-railroads-deep-connection-to-international-trade
March 29, 2017
An assessment released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) found that the impact of trade on the freight railroad industry is responsible for at least 42 percent of rail carloads and intermodal units, and...
apta-calls-for-full-project-funding-of-vital-transit
March 29, 2017
The American Public Transportation Association called on the Trump Administration to fully fund the FAST Act for fiscal 2017 and 2018 and public transit must be part of the administration's proposed $1 trillion infrastructure investment.
ferromex-owner-to-acquire-florida-east-coast-railway
March 28, 2017
FERROMEX owner Grupo México confirmed in a statement to the Mexican stock exchange on March 27 that it has reached an agreement to acquire a 100% stake in Florida East Coast Railway Holding Corporation (FEC).

cn-duluth-cargo-connect-to-establish-first-intermodal-container-terminal-in-twin-ports
March 28, 2017
Canadian National (CN) and Duluth Cargo Connect announced a new alliance establishing the first rail-served intermodal container ramp in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn. and Superior, Wis.
vtrans-receives-emergency-order-to-install-two-temp-bridges-for-middlebury-rail-tunnel-project
March 27, 2017
Two temporary bridges will be installed in downtown Middlebury, Vt., to support a rail tunnel project.
ribbon-cutting-held-for-bart-warm-springs-south-fremont-station
March 27, 2017
Community members joined elected officials and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) representatives for a ribbon cutting of BART's Warm Springs/South Fremont Station, which opened for service March 25.
rising-costs-force-rj-corman-to-pull-intermodal-port-project
March 27, 2017
R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, has ended its efforts to establish an intermodal port on the Cumberland River in Clarksville, Tenn., citing a $3.5 million funding gap.
construction-officially-starts-on-new-york-region-go-station
March 27, 2017
Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around York Region and the Greater Toronto Area with the construction of a new GO station at Highway 404 and Bloomington Road.

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