Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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The five regional district members of the Island Corridor Foundation are being asked to contribute CA $3.2 million (US $3.26 million) for the structural repairs to the 48 bridges between Victoria and Courtenay, British Columbia.

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) Board of Directors voted to authorize the development of a Sister Transit Agency affiliation with Shanghai Metro, the subway system in Shanghai, China.

Canadian Pacific appointed Brian senior vice–president and chief financial officer (CFO) effective November 1, 2012. Kathryn McQuade has informed the company she will retire from the role of CFO on that date.

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick unveiled his Fiscal Year (FY) 2013-2017 Capital Investment Plan, which he said continues the Patrick-Murray Administration's efforts to support long-term economic growth and stimulate job creation by calling for significant investments in higher education, transportation, economic development, housing and other infrastructure and assets.

Union Pacific Railroad is enhancing Illinois' transportation infrastructure by investing nearly $8 million in the rail line that runs between Villa Grove and Findlay.

L.B. Foster Company said that it is changing the names of several of its subsidiary companies acquired from Portec Rail Products, Inc., to L.B. Foster Rail Technologies

A crucial bridge that provides the only access into Manhattan for all Metro-North trains traveling to and from Grand Central Terminal is due for a major upgrade, the railroad said on Oct. 9.

Union Pacific Railroad is enhancing Nebraska's transportation infrastructure by investing more than $29 million in the rail line that runs between Grand Island and Havens.

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, joined by Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider and other state and local officials, said a plan to construct an overpass bridge at Illinois Route 38 and Kautz Road over the Union Pacific Railroad is moving forward,

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 10:53

Amtrak carries most passengers ever

Amtrak carried more than 31.2 million passengers in Fiscal Year 2012 ending September 30, marking the highest annual ridership total since America's Railroad® started operations in 1971 and the ninth ridership record during the past ten years.

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