Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Wednesday, 21 September 2016 12:29

LACMTA wants to accelerate rail to West Hollywood

West Hollywood would see rail service become a reality through an accelerated schedule per a letter from the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) to the city.

It's been one year since Norfolk Southern purchased the Delaware & Hudson Railway Co.'s (D&H) line between Sunbury, Pa., and Schenectady, N.Y.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 11:17

Metra cuts 2017 operating budget

Metra, which serves the suburbs of the Chicagoland area, has reduced its 2017 operating budget by incorporating $5.3 million in savings and operating efficiencies.

The Alameda Corridor-East (ACE) Construction Authority broke ground on its 16th grade separation project Sept. 16.

Friday, 16 September 2016 12:04

Georgia Ports Authority betting big on rail

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed a new strategic rail initiative, GPA's Mid-American Arc, and said bigger ships, deeper water and expanded rail are converging to make GPA a powerhouse across the Southeast and Midwest during the annual Savannah State of the Port address.

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx are moving forward with the procurement process to build four GO rail stations and a rail tunnel to support Go Regional Express Rail (RER).

Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:33

FTA grants $1 billion to SANDAG trolley extension

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) committed $1 billion toward the construction of the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Blue Line Trolley extension.

Six Wisconsin freight rail projects were awarded $37 million in grants and loans from the state's Freight Railroad Assistance Program.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 12:09

SCPA moves ahead with second inland port

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) will develop a second inland port in Dillon, S.C., following a unanimously approved resolution by the SCPA Board of Directors on Sept. 12.

A plan to deploy a new transport mode of transporting freight will be studied and fleshed out over the next few months at the Port of Houston Authority.

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