Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Thursday, 20 December 2012 13:40

Two Ohio grade crossings to see upgrades

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission to upgrade two grade crossings in Wellston and Cincinnati.

CSX has made executive position changes, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2013.

The Southwest Light Rail Transit line in Minnesota took a major step forward to opening in 2018 when the Metropolitan Council authorized preliminary engineering contracts with Kimley-Horn and AECOM.

U.S. Department of Transportation signed an agreement to provide $1.55 billion to the city and county of Honolulu on the island of Oahu to build Hawaii's first-ever rail transit system.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:28

FRA issues ROD for the Chicago-St. Louis HSR

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued two Records of Decisions (ROD) for the Chicago-St. Louis high-speed rail corridor.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:27

WisDOT awards funds to revive freight service

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is contributing more than $17 million toward a rail restoration project in Sheboygan County.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:22

CTA approves 2013 Budget

The Chicago Transit Board unanimously approved the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) 2013 budget of $1.39 billion, a spending plan that maintains current service levels, freezes base fares and continues investment to modernize and repair infrastructure.

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 12:54

Metro Gold Line Bridge completed

Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority completed the Gold Line Bridge, the 584-linear foot sculpture that will serve as the Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley.

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 12:52

MetroPlan Orlando approves maglev project

In Orlando, Fla., American Maglev Technology (AMT) has proposed to build, operate and maintain a privately financed fully automatic train system powered by magnetic levitation.

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) was joined by more than 20 local officials in urging Canadian National to allow Chicago-area's commuter railroad Metra to expand service on the Heritage Corridor Line and accommodate at least two additional trains a day.

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