Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:27

WisDOT awards funds to revive freight service

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is contributing more than $17 million toward a rail restoration project in Sheboygan County.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:22

CTA approves 2013 Budget

The Chicago Transit Board unanimously approved the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) 2013 budget of $1.39 billion, a spending plan that maintains current service levels, freezes base fares and continues investment to modernize and repair infrastructure.

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 12:54

Metro Gold Line Bridge completed

Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority completed the Gold Line Bridge, the 584-linear foot sculpture that will serve as the Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley.

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 12:52

MetroPlan Orlando approves maglev project

In Orlando, Fla., American Maglev Technology (AMT) has proposed to build, operate and maintain a privately financed fully automatic train system powered by magnetic levitation.

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) was joined by more than 20 local officials in urging Canadian National to allow Chicago-area's commuter railroad Metra to expand service on the Heritage Corridor Line and accommodate at least two additional trains a day.

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) staff says it has a strong commitment and desire for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) to locate a light-rail station directly at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Houston Metro President and CEO George Greanias plans to resign from his post on December 31, 2012.

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) submitted the Red Line transit project's Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

In Southern California, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) officially began advance utility relocation work for the Regional Connector, a major light-rail project in Downtown Los Angeles.

Monday, 17 December 2012 12:35

Amtrak names chief transportation officer

Amtrak named David Nichols as its chief transportation officer (CTO) who will be responsible for setting, managing and maintaining operating rules and policies to ensure that all train operations meet federal rail safety requirements and the company's business needs.

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