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UBC wants SkyTrain extension to campus The University of British Columbia (UBC) Board of Governors approved an advocacy strategy on April 19 to accelerate completion of the SkyTrain line to UBC's Point Grey campus.

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The University of British Columbia (UBC) Board of Governors approved an advocacy strategy on April 19 to accelerate completion of the SkyTrain line to UBC's Point Grey campus. The university said the need for improved regional...
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Ben Tripousis has joined HNTB Corporation as associate vice president and senior program manager. He is based in the firm's San Jose, Calif., office. Prior to joining HNTB, Tripousis was Northern California regional director of the...
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Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) awarded a signal improvement contract that will allow for work to begin on the next stage of Your New Blue – a project that will overhaul the O'Hare branch of the...
gotriangle-selects-gannett-flemming-wsp-jv-for-lrt-consulting
North Carolina's Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority (GoTriangle) has chosen the Gannett Fleming/WSP Joint Venture as the construction management consultant for Durham and Orange counties' light-rail project.     The 17.7-mile light-rail system will feature 18 stations...
cta-celebrates-new-south-terminal-at-95th-street-station
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board Chairman Terry Peterson and CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr., celebrated on April 15 the opening of the first of two new bus and rail terminal facilities at 95th Street.     Officials...

less-than-a-year-left-for-states-to-certify-sso-programs
With just under a year left for states to certify their State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs, the Federal Transit Administration is reminding those affected what is at stake should the deadline not be met: Billons...
rail-connections-to-toronto-pearson-airport-to-be-studied
The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Metrolinx will partner on a study looking at potential rail between Toronto Pearson's Regional Transit and Passenger Centre and the Kitchener rail corridor. GTAA and Metrolinx will also evaluate...
infrastructure-ontario-metrolinx-issue-rfps-for-hamilton-lrt-union-station-projects
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx issued two Requests for Proposals (RFP) for the Union Station Enhancement project and the Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.   Prequalified teams from EllisDon Infrastructure Transit and Graham Construction & Engineering...
montreal-breaks-ground-on-rem-automated-metro
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on April 12 to mark the start of construction on Montreal's Metropolitan Electric Network (REM), the new 67km automated light metro for the Canadian city.     The ceremony was attended by representatives...
hntb-names-orrison-to-rail-operations-and-modeling-group
HNTB Corporation has announced the addition of John Orrison as a senior technical advisor in the railway engineering practice.     In his new role, Orrison will lead rail operations planning and modeling in Massachusetts. Based in the...

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