Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) will begin building the Wilshire/La Brea underground station for the Purple Line Extension Project June 10.

Steve Witter has been promoted to executive director of TriMet's Capital Projects and Construction Division.

Monday, 06 June 2016 13:57

SacRT names Li as new GM/CEO

After a nationwide search, the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) appointed Henry Li as the new general manager and chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2016.

Metra hosted a special Safety Train excursion June 3 to commemorate National Safety Month and highlight the numerous ways that Metra strives to operate the safest possible railroad for its customers, employees, local schoolchildren and the public.

Caltrain's Board of Directors has unanimously approved balanced operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year 2017.

The Sound Transit Board unanimously approved changes to the Sound Transit 3 plan that will speed up Sound Transit 3 light-rail extensions by two to five years and add projects in Renton, Kirkland and North Seattle.

For four consecutive weeknights from June 6, to June 10 and for four weeknights from June 13 to June 17, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit's (NYCT) FASTRACK program will come the G line in Brooklyn between Bedford-Nostrand Avs and Church Av.

Sound Transit broke ground on its Tacoma Trestle Track & Signal Project, which will replace an aging single-track timber railroad trestle with a concrete, double-track bridge.

The construction of a modern railway bridge across the Lehigh River to create a connection between two divisions of Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad is closer to fruition as a second $5 million grant has been awarded by the Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission.

Protran Technology, part of Harsco Rail, has formed a marketing alliance with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) to introduce unmanned vehicle technology to traditional railway safety and security operations.

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