Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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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.

Monday, 12 September 2016 11:52

FRA awards $25 million in safety grants

Safety at crossings, stations and tracks in 14 states and the District of Columbia will be enhanced thanks to $25 million in grants awarded by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

Monday, 12 September 2016 11:47

MBTA resumes winter resiliency efforts

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) had extra help kicking off its second phase of winter resiliency work during the weekend of Sept. 10-11.

Thursday, 08 September 2016 11:57

MBTA advances bridge replacement work

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will progress work on the second phase of a bridge replacement project this fall.

Gross & Janes Co. has received a United States Patent for a 'two-step' borate pre-treatment dipping process and related equipment the company developed to increase the life of wood railroad crossties.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation's (ConnDOT) preferred alternative to replace the Walk Bridge in Norwalk, Conn., is a Long Span Vertical Lift bridge.

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