Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation's (HART) rail transit project could resume construction as early as September after the Hawaii State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) approved the archaeological survey reports. The approval also allows HART to begin permit applications.
A Canadian Senate committee is recommending a review of the country's practices regarding dangerous goods, while the Transportation Safety Board of Canada is turning its eyes toward the possibility of implementing positive train control (PTC) systems on its railroads.
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC) approved a $4.2 million contract to make repairs to four bridges that "require attention more immediately" along the Santa Cruz Branch Line in California.
The Railway Tie Association is gearing up for the 95th Annual Symposium and Technical Conference, Oct. 8-11, 2013 in Lake Tahoe, NV.
The Big Move, an ambitious 25-year plan to enhance transportation in the Toronto region, is down a light-rail project following Metrolinx's announcement that progress on the Scarborough LRT project is suspended.
The California Transportation Commission assigned $59.25 million to two grade separation projects and a rail connector project.
The Fatality Analysis of Maintenance-of-Way Employees and Signalmen (FAMES) Committee issued three recommendations following a report finding a spike in roadway worker fatalities in the hour following the traditional noon mealtime.
Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto said Monday that his administration plans to invest Mex$4 billion (US$318 million) in infrastructure projects over the next five years.