Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking private sector input on best practices and innovative approaches to delivering and financing the Maryland National Capital Purple Line and the Baltimore Red Line.

HollyFrontier Corporation and Holly Energy Partners, L.P., are collaborating to construct a rail facility that will enable crude oil loading and unloading near HollyFrontier's Artesia and/or Lovington, N. M. refining facilities.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) plans to test potential future station concepts at Bethesda Station.

Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK back to the N, Q and R Broadway line starting April 15.

Capital Metro, the city of Austin, Texas and Lone Star Rail District jointly-hired Kyle Keahey as the Urban Rail Program Lead, who will manage ongoing planning, funding and future implementation of rail transit in central Texas.

Association of American Railroads (AAR) President and CEO Edward Hamberger told the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation that freight railroads are positioning themselves to meet future transportation demands in this country

Thursday, 11 April 2013 12:39

UP begins Wyoming rail line rehab

Union Pacific (UP) plans to strengthen Wyoming's transportation infrastructure by investing $12 million in the rail line between Granite and Rawlins. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of July.

Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) in Virginia has issued a notice to proceed to HDR Engineering, Inc., to begin the Naval Station Norfolk Transit Extension Study for possible high-capacity transit alignments between The Tide light rail and the Norfolk Naval Station.

Thursday, 11 April 2013 12:23

Amsted RPS, Schwihag AG form joint venture

Amsted RPS and Switzerland-based Schwihag AG formed a joint venture to manufacture and supply skl style rail fastening systems to the global heavy-haul freight market.

A greater utilization of advanced NDT methods can help spot potential problems in suspension bridges.

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