In Ottawa, ON, Canada, pre-construction work began on the Confederation Line Light Rail project, with the city of Ottawa officially handing over the site of the future maintenance and storage facility, a 16-hectare (40-acre) site on Belfast Road, to the Rideau Transit Group.
Price proposals have been received from five pre-qualified contractor teams seeking to build a major portion of Phase 2 of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.
J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc. (JLP), has been awarded a three-year, $6 million contract to provide supplemental engineering services for rail facilities and third-party coordination by the Los Angles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors.
Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI), has reached a safety milestone where its employees have worked 500,114 hours without a lost time injury.
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Interim Executive Director Thomas Prendergast appointed Carmen Bianco to serve as New York City Transit acting president.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) employees, including conductors and assistant conductors, represented by United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation workers (UTU-SMART) have reached a tentative contract with the commuter railroad.
Union Pacific plans to strengthen Kansas' transportation infrastructure by investing $19 million in the rail line between Salina and an area near Oakley.
Amtrak employees represented by United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation workers (UTU-SMART) have ratified a five-year agreement with Amtrak management.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA), the Madera County Farm Bureau, Merced County Farm Bureau, Chowchilla Water District, Preserve Our Heritage and the Fagundes parties have reached a settlement agreement.
A six-year, $12.62-billion construction program in Illinois has been put in place, which includes public transit and rail projects throughout the state.