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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.

SNC-Lavalin (SNC) has received two new rail and transit contracts in the U.S.


TranSystems Corp., a transportation-focused consulting firm, has chosen Tim Rock as its market sector leader for its freight rail and intermodal sector.


Sound Transit, Seattle’s regional transit system, has started building its Northgate light-rail station.


Kansas City Southern (KCS) President and CEO Patrick Ottensmeyer has been named as the U.S. chairman of its strategic trade initiatives working group by the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue.


The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a letter declaring its support for Orange County Transportation Authority’s (OCTA) first modern streetcar this week, enabling the project to begin the engineering phase.


Testing will begin along a portion of the Port Defiance Bypass project in Washington state in mid January.

Valley Metro may begin final design work on the planned South Central Light Rail Extension after securing a key federal approval.

Plans to modernize Chicago’s Union Station will move forward following the announcement that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) new Build America Bureau and the city of Chicago are entering an Emerging Projects Agreement (EmPA). ...
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