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HDR has been awarded a contract to lead the final design of a Class 1 fixed, high bridge near Clinton, Iowa.

Atlanta City Council approved a statute on September 19 transferring all assets and operations of Atlanta Streetcar to Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA).

In effort to evolve with its customer needs, Union Pacific announced plans to redesign its Marketing and Sales organization. The Class 1 plans to consolidate six major business units into four and four customer service center subsidiaries into one.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has named Acting Chief Security Officer John Bilich as its permanent chief security officer.

U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-7) joined Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff Sept. 19 for a tour of the Northgate light-rail project construction to emphasize the importance of federal funding to the project's success.

Protran Technology, part of the Harsco Rail division, has received orders to install enhanced safety systems to regional transit districts serving Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, Calif.

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) hosted the most diverse Meet the Next Generation Event panel at Railway Interchange. Five panelists from five different disciplines joined to answer questions from students interested to enter the industry.

Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) unveiled the next development of its Aurora platform: Aurora XivTM.

Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., has acquired HyGround Engineering, a substructure maintenance management company.

Scott Carey of BatesCarey LLP was posthumously awarded the Association of American Railroads (AAR) 2017 David W. Fries Award for exemplary risk management efforts and practices in the railroad industry.

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