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Calgary makes recommendation for Stage 1 of Green Line LRT The city of Calgary Administration released its recommendation for construction of Stage 1 of the Green Line Light Rail Project on May 11.

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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) appointed Sally Librera, to vice president and chief officer of the Staten Island Railway (SIR). Librera, a longtime professional in MTA New York City Transit's Department of Subways operations,...
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GO Transit marks its 50th anniversary, celebrating the Ontario transit's ability to make it easier for people to travel across Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). GO Transit, short for Government of Ontario Transit, began operating...
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has asked for final proposals for the revived Green Line extension project from three design-build contractor teams shortlisted in February.   The RFP includes a project "affordability limit" of $1.319 billion, along...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined an action plan to help New York transit riders deal with the impending work Amtrak is planning at Penn Station during the summer. The Amtrak proposed repairs would reduce the...
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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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After three weeks of improvements, regular service was restored to all TriMet MAX routes in Portland City Center on May 21. Improvements for the Morrison-Yamhill MAX included track, switch, signal and intersection changes on SW Morrison...
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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 premier of Ontario Ms. Kathleen Wynne announced on May 19 that the province will move forward with plans to build Canada's first high-speed line. This was decided after a report by Mr. David Collenette, Ontario's...
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The KC Streetcar Authority (KCSA), in coordination with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), is planning to expand transportation services. KCSA and KCATA selected the team led by HDR to conduct a KC Streetcar Southern...
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The Valley Metro Rail Board has authorized the purchase of rail fleet from two manufacturers to support future growth and service expansion. Valley Metro awarded contracts to two manufacturers. Siemens Industry will receive a contract estimated...

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