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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).
scpa-opens-inland-port-dillon
April 17, 2018
The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) opened its second inland port, Inland Port Dillon, on April 16. SCPA says the facility was constructed to handle strong growth for the port's intermodal rail cargo volumes and...

cta-celebrates-new-south-terminal-at-95th-street-station
April 17, 2018
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board Chairman Terry Peterson and CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr., celebrated on April 15 the opening of the first of two new bus and rail terminal facilities at 95th Street.  
less-than-a-year-left-for-states-to-certify-sso-programs
April 17, 2018
With just under a year left for states to certify their State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs, the Federal Transit Administration is reminding those affected what is at stake should the deadline not be met: Billons...
union-pacific-to-invest--million-in-missouri-network
April 17, 2018
Union Pacific (UP) will give Missouri's transportation infrastructure a $25 million boost in 2018.  
rail-connections-to-toronto-pearson-airport-to-be-studied
April 16, 2018
The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Metrolinx will partner on a study looking at potential rail between Toronto Pearson's Regional Transit and Passenger Centre and the Kitchener rail corridor.
infrastructure-ontario-metrolinx-issue-rfps-for-hamilton-lrt-union-station-projects
April 16, 2018
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx issued two Requests for Proposals (RFP) for the Union Station Enhancement project and the Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.

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