Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Multiple washouts caused by Hurricane Matthew along Norfolk Southern and CSX lines have suspended services of both freight and passenger trains as rail operators in the southeast hustle to assess damage and fix infrastructure.

Federal and state elected officials joined local residents and Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District (Metro Transit) to celebrate the completion of the Eads Bridge rehabilitation project on Oct. 7.

Shell has pulled plans to develop a crude-by-rail facility at its Puget Sound Refinery just two days after releasing the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the project.

Kansas City Southern opened a new terminal with a familiar name and said Watco Transloading, L.L.C., will operate the new facility.

Thursday, 06 October 2016 11:54

CTA publishes Red Line extension Draft EIS

The Chicago Transit Authority published the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its proposed Red Line Extension (RLE) to 130th Street.

Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, is making its way to the southeast of the U.S. and is expected to bring torrential rain, damaging wind and potential devastation. The Weather Channel said the storm could strengthen to a Category 5 and is the strongest hurricane to hit Florida's east coast in 24 years.

San Francisco area voters will decide the fate of Measure RR, a $3.5-billion ballot initiative, in November that would fund upgrades to Bay Area Rapid Transit District's (BART) aging systems.

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $5.1 million to two rail projects in Illinois and South Dakota.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx joined Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) for a tour of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge and the Port of Portland on Oct. 3.

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