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A planned grade separation that will improve traffic flow and safety received funding from the Port of Seattle Commission on May 23.

Charles Stone will join HNTB as the company's principal tunnel engineer.

Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCS) will begin increasing track speed on June 4 from 25 to 49 miles per hour along a stretch of line in Louisiana.

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon issued a ruling May 22 that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the state of Maryland conduct an environmental study before the planned Purple Line project can proceed.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) intends to sign a Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with Caltrain that would commit $647 million to the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP).

After three weeks of improvements, regular service was restored to all TriMet MAX routes in Portland City Center on May 21.

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $47 million to state rail projects that the commission says will alleviate traffic delays, repair infrastructure and encourage non-car focused transportation.

The premier of Ontario Ms. Kathleen Wynne announced on May 19 that the province will move forward with plans to build Canada's first high-speed line.

The KC Streetcar Authority (KCSA), in coordination with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), is planning to expand transportation services.

The Valley Metro Rail Board has authorized the purchase of rail fleet from two manufacturers to support future growth and service expansion.

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