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St. Louis to study three potential MetroLink routes In St. Louis, Mo., studies have been planned to evaluate three potential MetroLink routes in St. Louis County, pending approval by city council. The routes were identified in the region's long-range transportation plan developed by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments based on public input.

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In St. Louis, Mo., studies have been planned to evaluate three potential MetroLink routes in St. Louis County, pending approval by city council. The routes were identified in the region's long-range transportation plan developed by...
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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors approved a $5.66-billion budget for fiscal year 2017. The adopted budget represents over a two percent decrease from FY16 budget — even with the...
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The Sound Transit Board has capped three and a half years of discussion and public input by unanimously voting to send voters a final Sound Transit 3 (ST3) ballot measure for consideration in November. The...
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Ontario has proposed four new GO Train stations along the Stouffville and Lakeshore East GO Transit lines as part of Metrolinx's Regional Express Rail (RER) program.   The proposed stations would appear in the areas near the...
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Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary Mark Gottlieb joined federal, state and local officials and partners June 22 to celebrate the completion of the $22-million reconstruction of the train passenger concourse at the Milwaukee Intermodal...

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) named Joseph Leader as the new chief operating officer (COO) in charge of rail, bus and paratransit services, effective August 1.   Leader has 30 years in transportation operations and recently...
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An accelerated project timeline has resulted in all of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) underground weather tight seals located on third rail power feeds and jumper cables have been successfully being installed ahead of...
The Atlanta City Council has voted unanimously to include a menu of significant Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) transit improvement projects on a Nov. 8 ballot referendum, which if approved would fund many MARTA...
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Ontario is extending GO Transit's Lakeshore East rail corridor to offer new GO train service from Oshawa to Bowmanville, extending the GO train network by nearly 20 kilometers (12 miles) and building four new stations.   Through...
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The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and Purple Line Transit Partners, LLC, have signed the final financial documents on the $5.6-billion Purple Line Public-Private Partnership (P3) contract.   This allows Purple Line Transit...