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The Federal Railroad Administration obligated $7.913 million of the Fiscal Year 2010 funding to the New York State Department of Transportation for its NY Hudson Subdivision Signal Reliability Project.

There will be no service on Southern California's Metrolink Orange County and Inland Empire lines the next three weekends as San Diego Northern Railroad construction crews work to improve passenger and freight rail services by installing a second mainline track and new rail bridges in the corrid ...
NJ Transit is the first public transportation agency to partner with Google Wallet, Google's recently released contactless payment system. With Google Wallet, NJ Transit rail and bus customers have the option to use their smartphones to tap and pay for transportation tickets at select locations. ...
GE Transportation will invest $231 million in manufacturing improvements and site upgrades to its Erie, Pa., site and a new manufacturing plant in Fort Worth, Texas, to meet accelerating domestic and global demand. "These latest investments in our U.S. facilities put GE Transporta ...
Transit providers across the nation will receive a share of $928.5 million in federal funds for more than 300 public transportation projects in urban, suburban and rural areas. The money will put people to work renovating and building much needed transit facilities, manufacturing new clean-fuel ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Department of Commerce will form a partnership to encourage the creation of domestic manufacturing jobs and opportunities for U.S. suppliers through transportation investments. The Department of Commerce's Manufacturing Extension Partnershi ...
Canadian Pacific will be the exclusive Canadian rail transportation provider for Contrans, using Raildecks multimodal flat rack containers. The agreement extends the long-haul efficiencies of rail to markets currently served by transport trucks across Canada. "Raildecks' innovative ...
The United States Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, presented the prestigious 2011 Jury Prize for Overall Design Excellence from The Watford Group and The Center for Industrial Design in Transportation to New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Metro-North Railroad at the Brunel ...
The Toronto Transit Commission will mark a major milestone Oct. 18, when Chair Karen Stintz welcomes the TTC's 28 billionth rider since the Commission was formed in 1921. The TTC Chair will present the 28 billionth rider with a special gift at Davisville Station. The TTC has the third l ...
The renovated Amtrak Wilmington Train Station in North Carolina was recognized for its design excellence at the 2011 Brunel Awards International Railway Design Competition. It was selected from a pool of more than 150 entries submitted from 14 countries. The Amtrak-led renovation balan ...
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