Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Wednesday, 06 July 2016 12:58

RFQ issued for work on three GO Stations

Through funding made available under the Moving Ontario Forward plan, Ontario plans to expand GO Transit rail service on the Stouffville corridor as part of GO Regional Express Rail (RER).

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has adopted 156 projects, valued at $583 million, to support needed upkeep on California's aging roads and bridges, make upgrades to transit and rail systems and encourage use of alternative forms of transportation, including biking and walking.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has finished the replacement of third-rail insulators at underground station platforms with safer, more heat-resistant fiberglass insulators.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has hired Rik Lor, who will manage the delivery of rail projects as a senior engineering manager in its transit and rail technical excellence center.

Friday, 01 July 2016 12:31

Metra updates procurement plan

Metra has updated its buying plan to provide prospective vendors, contractors and subcontractors with a list of equipment, goods and services it expects to purchase within the next 12 months.

On June 30, the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit line broke ground on the Laird Station, which located near the midpoint of the 19-kilometer (12–mile) Light Rail Transit (LRT) line.

Thursday, 30 June 2016 11:11

Final Sandy relief funds allocated

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will allocate the final $834.6 million available in Hurricane Sandy disaster recovery funding, providing maximum flexibility for impacted communities to direct repairs and has validated additional eligible damage for each recipient agency.

Indiana Economic Development Corporation President Jim Schellinger and Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry joined executives from Transpoint Intermodal LLC June 28, 2016, to break ground on a new $13.5-million cargo transfer facility on Fort Wayne's southeast side.

Anacostia Rail Holdings Company (ARH) promoted two of its employees and hired one new employee to its Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) and Louisville & Indiana Railroad (LIRC) operating companies.

Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO-2) joined representatives from Encore Rail Systems on June 29, 2016, for a product demonstration and discussion on public policy priorities for greater Denver's manufacturing and rail communities.

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