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CTA reopens one station entrance at IMD Blue Line, closes two for rehab After about five months of construction work, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) says the Damen Avenue entrance for the Illinois Medical District (IMD) Blue Line station has reopened. The station entrance closed on February 6 earlier this year.

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A joint venture between TransitAmerica Services and Alternate Concepts has been selected as the service provider that will operate and manage service on the CTrail Hartford Line. Through a "thorough service provider bidding process and cost-benefit...
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After about five months of construction work, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) says the Damen Avenue entrance for the Illinois Medical District (IMD) Blue Line station has reopened. The station entrance closed on February 6 earlier...
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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners has selected Jeffrey H. Lynford, the senior New York commissioner, to be the PANYNJ's new vice chairman. Lynford was first appointed to the...
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Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd (GWA) announced that Luke C. Anderson has been appointed chief executive officer, effective October 2, 2017. Anderson previously served as the chief financial officer of OZ Minerals Limited, an Australian...
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Canadian Pacific and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Maintenance of Way Employees Division (TCRC-MWED) announced they have ratified a new five-year labor agreement. "We thank the union leadership for their vision and willingness to work with...

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WSP USA, the company formerly called Parsons Brinckerhoff, has named two rail transit industry veterans to executive positions.   Stephen Bonina, P.E., joins as Vice President and Eastern Region Fleet Manager for WSP's TEC (Transit & Rail...
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Metra is moving forward with its plan to develop and install suicide prevention signs on station platforms along each of its 11 lines. In a presentation given at the agency's monthly Board of Directors meeting, Metra's...
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James R. Push, James LeVan and Dean Smith have joined Quandel Consultants. The company says it's added the three veteran engineers to its team this spring in order to "further enhance the firm's expertise and...
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Norfolk Southern will be consolidating its Central Division headquarters operations in Knoxville, Tenn., into three surrounding divisions "as part of ongoing efforts to enhance customer service and improve operating efficiencies." The consolidation, effective on or about...
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Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) celebrated the groundbreaking for the Newark Regional Transportation Center, parking lot and access road on July 17.   "This project represents an important part of our efforts to support the rebirth of...

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