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metra-leads-34th-create-improvement-project
October 18, 2017
Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program began construction on Project B1, its 34th project aimed at improving safety and keeping Metra and freight trains moving through the region more efficiently.
nashville-mayor-proposes-b-transportation-plan
October 18, 2017
A new transportation proposal introduced by Nashville Mayor Megan Barry calls for long-term investment to improve the city's transportation system and includes 26 miles of light rail.
lirr-readies-for-post-avenue-bridge-replacement
October 18, 2017
During the weekend of October 21-22, workers using cranes and a movable industrial-grade hydraulic lift will remove the Long Island Rail Road's (LIRR) 103-year-old Post Avenue Bridge and roll a new pre-assembled one into place.
ontario-trap-rock-launches-rebrand
October 18, 2017
Ontario Trap Rock (OTR) revamped its brand with a new logo and updated tagline in order to reposition itself in key markets.
kcs-forms-health-safety-and-environmental-unit
October 18, 2017
Kansas City Southern has formed a new Health, Safety and Environmental group within the Operations department "to consolidate occupational health, workplace and public safety, and environmental functions under a single management to better align and...

nyct-incorporating-subway-action-plan-into-fastrack-maintenance
October 17, 2017
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) began an extensive list of maintenance, cleaning and repair work that will be performed during the next two weeks, on the 1, 2 and 3 lines between 34 St-Penn Station...
go-transit-whitby-facility-to-open-december-2017
October 17, 2017
The new GO Transit Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility is nearing completion after more than two and a half years of construction.
fta-issues-fonsi-for-nj-transit’s-raritan-river-bridge-replacement-project
October 17, 2017
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on Oct. 13 for New Jersey Transit's Raritan River Bridge Replacement project.
canada-gives-omnitrax-30-days-to-repair-hbr
October 17, 2017
The government of Canada is giving OmniTRAX 30 days to repair and restore service on the Hudson Bay Railway to Churchill, Manitoba, or risk a lawsuit for breach of contract.
nvta’s--billion-build-out-strategy
October 17, 2017
WMATA Metrorail extensions, capacity and service enhancements for Virginia Railway Express (VRE) and new light rail transit (LRT) are among the numerous projects proposed by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) in a TransAction Plan...

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