Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Alameda Corridor-East Construction Authority (ACE) started construction on a roadway underpass and double-track railroad bridge to replace a congested railroad crossing on Baldwin Avenue in the City of El Monte, Calif.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick joined Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary and CEO Richard Davey and other state and local officials in Stockbridge, Mass., to highlight the economic benefits of an expanded passenger rail in the region.

SNC-Lavalin Inc. consortium, EGRT Construction, has signed a design, build and finance agreement with the province of British Columbia, Canada, for the Evergreen Line rapid transit project in Metro Vancouver.

California's Caltrain is kicking off environmental review of the electrification project with a series of public meetings to seek input on the scope of the review.

Friday, 01 February 2013 14:45

Grand Central turns 100

On Feb. 1, Grand Central Terminal in New York City celebrated its 100th anniversary.

New Jersey Transit achieved record on-time performance (OTP) for trains during the 2012 calendar year.

CSX appointed Quintin Kendall to vice president, state government and community affairs. He succeeds Michael O'Malley, who was recently named head of the company's Purchasing and Materials group.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) revised the environmental review process, required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which will expedite the process for all proposed transit projects seeking federal funds.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Assembly Station Project is well underway. The new Orange Line station is under construction between Wellington and Sullivan Square Stations. Once complete, the station will serve as a gateway to development at Assembly Square.

Thursday, 31 January 2013 12:40

Ridership up on Metro-North and LIRR

New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) Metro-North Railroad had its second highest ridership in 2012, providing 83 million rail rides, despite the lingering effects of Super Storm Sandy.

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