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April 28, 2017
A new third track between Kelso and Longview Junction, Wash., is operational and provides expanded capacity for both passenger and freight trains.
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April 28, 2017
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners authorized $57 million in planning funds for the first phase of the PATH system extension to Newark Liberty International Airport.
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April 28, 2017
Sound Transit unveiled plans to kick off what the company calls "one of the most ambitious public transit capital investment programs in the nation's history."
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April 28, 2017
Norfolk Southern Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Marta R. Stewart intends to retire effective Aug. 1, 2017, after a 34-year career.
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April 28, 2017
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have published a Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) for the South Station Expansion (SSX) project.

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April 27, 2017
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff announced that Rameshwar Godara will be a senior supervising engineer at the company's Orange, Calif. office.
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April 27, 2017
Amtrak President and CEO Wick Moorman detailed several initiatives aimed at strengthening the infrastructure and operations at New York Penn Station.
mta-board-votes-to-accept-environmental-study-for-lirr-expansion
April 27, 2017
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board voted to accept the findings of the year-long environmental study for the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) expansion project, one of New York's most significant efforts to increase capacity...
nashville-selects-gallatin-pike-corridor-for-light-rail-project
April 27, 2017
Nashville, Tenn., Mayor Megan Barry said the city would pursue its first light-rail project along the Gallatin Pike corridor during her "State of Metro" address on April 26.
lacmta-to-study-sepulveda-pass-corridor-transit-options
April 27, 2017
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to study the feasibility of various transit modes and alignments through L.A.'s notoriously congested Sepulveda Pass.

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