Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $127 million to 49 projects to maintain the state's infrastructure systems.

The Metropolitan Council (Met Council), which serves the Twin Cities, received approval from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to begin engineering on the Blue Line extension.

R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, named Nathan Henderson as president of R. J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC, and of Noel Rush to serve as senior vice president Commercial Development, R.J. Corman Railroad Group effective immediately. Both will continue to report to R.J. Corman Railroad Group President and CEO Ed Quinn.

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) met with U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary-designate Elaine Chao on Jan. 18 to discuss infrastructure priorities, specifically, the Gateway Program.

Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) updated its progress toward the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC), as well as its efforts monitor sleep apnea in employees in an effort to ensure safety of riders and the general public.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a proposed General Directive aimed at reducing the frequency of stop signal overruns in the rail transit industry.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joined local dignitaries participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2 project in Charlotte, N.C., on Jan. 14.

An estimated 5,500 Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) South Shore Line riders were stranded on Jan. 12 following a "severe flash freeze situation."

A Congressionally-mandated report has found that U.S. infrastructure requires more investment to maintain existing systems, as well as tackle a significant backlog of repair work.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has recommended Tutor Perini/O&G, a joint venture to build the second segment of the Purple Line Extension.

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