Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) presented a proposal to Québec's Committee on Public Finance that would integrate the light-rail systems of the South Shore and West Island.
Parsons appointed Jannet M. Walker as vice president and deputy eastern sector manager for the corporation's Rail and Transit Systems Division. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., her primary focus will be growing the rail and transit business in the eastern United States, providing leadership in overall operations and sector management.
The province of Ontario will provide up to CA$1 billion (US$804 million) to build a new light-rail transit (LRT) line in Hamilton as part of the largest infrastructure investment in Ontario's history.
A bill to extend current surface transportation funding at MAP-21 levels through July was approved by the Senate on Friday, May 22, and now awaits President Obama's signature.
Kansas City Southern will increase train speeds along its Laredo Subdivision from 49 to 59 mph. The subdivision runs from Laredo to Corpus Christi, Texas and the speed increase is possible due to recent track improvements.
California's Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority held a community open house and dedication for the Foothill Gold Line Operations Campus.
Kansas City Southern says a tentative opening date of July 11, 2015, has been set for its new, state-of-the-art intermodal facility in Wylie, Texas.
CSX joined its partners from the Government of the province of Quebec and the municipal administration of the city of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield to inaugurate the railroad's new intermodal facility and celebrate the strengthening of business ties between Canada and the United States.
Union Pacific's Kansas infrastructure will see $120 million in improvements as part of the railroads 2015 capital plan. Between 2010 and 2014, the railroad has spent more than $482 million to strengthen the state's transportation infrastructure.
Stakeholders gathered at the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center in California on Monday afternoon to mark a number milestones toward the construction of Orange County's first modern streetcar.