Union Pacific is investing approximately $13.2 million in the rail line between Troutdale and Dalles, Ore.
The Canadian government is contributing up to CA$19.9 million (US$19.73 million), through its Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative for a CA$45-million (US$44.6 million) overpass on the Deltaport Causeway, part of Port Metro Vancouver's Deltaport Terminal, Road and Rail Improvement Project.
The Alabama State Port Authority's Board of Directors approved two measures that will bring the port's new intermodal rail facility closer to reality.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Board of Directors approved the name changes of three subway stations.
CSX plans to invest approximately $2.3 billion in its business in 2013 supporting initiatives to help meet long-term demand for freight rail, improve customer service and further the company's plans for long-term profitable growth.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) presented the Board of Director's Governance Committee with a staff draft of the authority's strategic plan, called Momentum, which defines the next generation of WMATA.
The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) celebrated the completion of the West Rail Line construction Jan. 23 with lighting the 6th Avenue Bridge, which signifies the start of the countdown to the grand opening of the West Rail Line on April 26.
Norfolk Southern named Jerry Hall vice president intermodal operations, he will succeed Robert Huffman, who is retiring Feb. 1.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's long-term transportation funding proposal, "Virginia's Road to the Future," would provide the Virginia Department of Transportation with approximately $1.07 billion in new funds for rail and transit projects.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee selected subcommittee ranking members for each of its six panels.