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Amtrak Board designates Chicago Union Station Master Developer Amtrak designated a team lead by Riverside Investment & Development Co. as the Master Developer for commercial elements of Chicago Union Station (CUS) and neighboring Amtrak-owned properties.

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Amtrak designated a team lead by Riverside Investment & Development Co. as the Master Developer for commercial elements of Chicago Union Station (CUS) and neighboring Amtrak-owned properties. Amtrak President and CEO Wick Moorman made the announcement...
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Charles Stone will join HNTB as the company's principal tunnel engineer. Stone will join the firm's New York City office on May 30 and work with clients nationwide. He brings more than 25 years of experience...
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U.S. District Judge Richard Leon issued a ruling May 22 that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the state of Maryland conduct an environmental study before the planned Purple Line project can proceed. Leon wrote in...
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The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $47 million to state rail projects that the commission says will alleviate traffic delays, repair infrastructure and encourage non-car focused transportation.   The rail project funds are part of...
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The U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) on May 16. Rosen is the 18th deputy secretary in USDOT's 50-year history.   "I am delighted to welcome Deputy Secretary...

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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Highway Administration have signed the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) document for the Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial Park Access Project (Willmar Wye).   The Minnesota Department of Transportation...
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The government of Canada proposed legislation aimed at providing air passengers more protection and choice and improving the nation's freight rail system through investment and safety measures. Transport Canada says the legislation, called the Transportation Modernization...
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Metra, Chicago's suburban passenger rail provider, broke ground a station at Romeoville, which will be a new stop along the Heritage Corridor Line. "Getting a Metra stop has been a village goal for a long time,...
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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said the Trump administration would share its vision for an infrastructure plan soon, specifying within the next several weeks during a speech. Sec. Chao spoke May 15 at the...
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) said she would not support any U.S. Department of Transportation nominee until funding for Caltrain's electrification project is released.   The Senate is scheduled to vote on the Jeffrey Rosen's nomination as deputy...

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