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Three teams to bid on MBTA Green Line extension Three teams have been selected by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to compete for the design-build contract to build the Green Line Extension Project.

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The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) says its members are making "significant progress" toward implementing positive train control (PTC) and are on schedule to meet the December 2018 deadline. The analyses were based on surveying APTA...
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Three teams have been selected by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to compete for the design-build contract to build the Green Line Extension Project. The teams were shortlisted following an evaluation of their Statements of...
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Ottawa's planned Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project is expanding its scope with a proposal that would extend the project to the west, south and east. Stakeholders also explained a recommended procurement model for the...
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Three shortlisted teams have been invited to submit a Request for Proposals by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx to design, build and finance the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project.   The three teams were selected based on...
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners approved a $32.3 billion 2017-2026 Capital Plan on Feb. 16. It is the largest capital plan in agency history and $29.5 billion in...

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Peter Gertler has rejoined HNTB Corporation as a senior vice president in a corporate and national strategic business development role, based in Oakland, Calif. HNTB calls Gertler a nationally recognized rail and transit expert who brings...
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has launched the search for a permanent CEO and general manager for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker made the announcement during an address before the...
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Michelle Dippel has been promoted to transportation environmental services director at HDR and will be based in Austin, Texas. Dippel will be responsible for providing leadership in support of program development, project delivery and the pursuit...
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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will withhold five percent of federal funds to the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia until a new Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) State Safety Oversight Program (SSOP) is...
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Scott E. Trommer has been named a principal with the U.S. Advisory Services division of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.   In his new position, Trommer will manage transit and rail project development and finance activities, with responsibility...

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