The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP) project in Greer, S.C., which will be linked to the Port of Charleston by Norfolk Southern (NS) mainline that provides overnight service between Charleston and upstate, started construction on March 1.
The Kansas City Southern de Mexico Broken Rail Detection (BRD) system on its N line on the Toluca District became operational in December 2012. If a broken rail is detected, a signal displays red, notifying the train crew that an unsafe condition is ahead and to reduce train speed.
Fortune named Union Pacific the most admired among trucking, transportation and logistics companies for the third consecutive year. The magazine's annual World's Most Admired list is published in the March 18 edition.
In Vancouver, BC, construction has begun at Metro Vancouver's Main Street-Science World Station, the first of seven SkyTrain stations to undergo accessibility and safety improvements over the next three years.
The Pennsylvania transportation system received its first-ever Transportation Performance Report, a detailed rating of the state's efforts in safety, mobility, system preservation and accountability.
On March 1, in Denver, Colo., Denver Regional Transportation District's (RTD) FasTracks began construction on the second segment of the I-225 Rail Line.
In response to the city of Montreal's submission to the Canadian Transportation Agency requesting the installation of six pedestrian level crossings in various locations along Canadian Pacific's property
The Sacramento County Superior Court rejected the town of Atherton's lawsuit, finding that the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has complied with the environmental review requirements in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), chairman of the Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security and Commerce Committee Chairman John Rockefeller IV (D-WV) introduced legislation
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors approved a two-year contract extension with options for two additional one-year extensions to LACMTA CEO Art Leahy. The two-year contract extension is added to a previous four-year contract entered into in April 2009 between LACMTA and Leahy.