Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Tuesday, 04 June 2013 14:01

Delcan promotes six

Delcan, a multi-disciplinary, engineering, planning, management and technology firm, appointed six to principal, senior principal and vice president positions.

A new survey released indicates that there is growing support for expanding public transportation.

CSX and its transportation and intermodal terminals subsidiaries broke ground on a new intermodal terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QB, Canada, on June 3; the terminal is expected to open in 2015.

Siemens is currently installing the its Sitras SES Energy Storage Unit with supercapacitor technology in the U.S. on the new TriMet Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Line.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has scheduled a switch and track crossing renewal project for the intersection of 49th Street and Woodland Avenue from June 9-22.

Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR) and the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay have signed a 10-year agreement, effective May 31, authorizing CBR to be the operator the 134-mile line.

The state of Connecticut has allocated more than $8 million in Rail Freight Infrastructure Program funding, which will be released to four regional railroad company projects in an effort to improve and modernize Connecticut's rail freight system.

Monday, 03 June 2013 11:34

NYCT brings FASTRACK back to Queens

Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit brings FASTRACK back to Queens on the E, F, M and R Line.

America's privately owned Class 1 freight railroads could lose revenue up to 80 percent of their entire annual capital budgets if a forced competition scheme proposed by the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) was adopted, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) said in comments filed with the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

Union Pacific published its 2012 Sustainability and Citizenship Report, underscoring the company's innovations in the areas of environmental stewardship, safe operations, employee well-being, community development and customer value, as well as its commitment to upholding the highest standards of corporate governance and ethics.

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