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The scheduled track overhaul on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Blue and Orange Line that interrupted service between the Metro Center and L'Enfant Plaza Metrorail stations and closed the Federal Triangle and Smithsonian Metrorail station during the Presidents Day Holiday We ...
Viterra Inc., has signed a Memoranda of Understanding with Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railway, aimed at improving logistical efficiencies in Western Canada's grain handling system. The MOUs focus on supplychain optimization and performance, and establishing further accountability. ...
Paducah and Louisville Railway will spend $9 million to replace a 130-year-old bridge near Muldraugh, Ky. The project was denied federal funds from a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant, but will proceed because the bridge is near the end of its lifespan, according to To ...
Move over CTA Blue Line, you may have some competition getting passengers from Chicago to O'Hare. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn requested that Amtrak study the logistic and financial ramifications of nonstop passenger rail service between Chicago Union Station and O'Hare. According to a re ...
With the deadline imposed by U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to secure a sub-grantee to assume the proposed rail line between Orlando and Tampa, U.S. House Transportation Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL) said he has completed his assessment of potential options to continue the pro ...
Federal high-speed-rail stimulus funds rejected by Florida could be well spent in Washington on the vital Amtrak Cascades corridor stretching from Oregon to British Columbia, Washington Transportation Secretary Paula Hammond said. "I've said many times, if other states don't want ...
Metropolitan Transportation Authority received a promise of nearly $3 million of funding made by two local elected officials that will allow for additional capital improvement work at the 4th Avenue F and G station in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. The work will be done in conjunction with ...
Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National called for a new business model that embraces innovation, increased productivity and greater stakeholder collaboration. Mongeau, speaking to the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, said: "We need to articulate a c ...
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff reiterated the FTA's commitment to the "Buy America" provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by saying that the administration would not consider any public interest waiver of the regulation for ARRA projects and revealed a ne ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made the following statement regarding Florida Governor Rick Scott's decision to decline high-speed rail dollars. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood: "We are extremely disappointed by Governor Rick Scott's decision to walk away from th ...
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