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The Advanced Rail Energy Storage, LLC (ARES), proposed commercial-scale gravity-based rail energy storage project (ARES Nevada) has been granted a right-of-way lease by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

The Green Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) project team has completed the first stage of evaluation for the project's Centre City alignment in Calgary, AB, Canada.

The Wesbell Group of Companies Inc., provider of services to the telecommunications industry through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Wesbell Technologies Inc., has completed its acquisition of Advanced Tower Services.

On March 1, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced the availability of $377.5 million over the next five years for grants to support solution-oriented transportation research at colleges and universities under its University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program.

Pacific Harbor Line (PHL), a subsidiary railroad of Anacostia Rail Holdings (ARH), hosted a tour for several guests, including Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Administrator Sarah Feinberg, Region 7 Regional Administrator James Jordan and Linda Darr, President of the American Short Line Regi ...

A study designed to quantify the economic benefits of relocating existing shortline rail infrastructure in Yolo County, Calif., has found the area could tap into significant benefits if it were to follow through with the relocation.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has identified $100 million for a planned CSX terminal in Johnston County in a preliminary priority list of state transportation improvements.

Wabtec Corporation signed a contract to provide equipment and services for a Positive Train Control (PTC) system to the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD).

The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) provided an update to its safety oversight of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) system during a hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. ...

Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Sarah Feinberg, took to the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) website to explain the process the FRA has gone through to enhance safety of the nation's rail bridges.

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