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The Utah Transit Authority has launched several new tools to provide more information and convenience for its riders. The new tools include a mobile trip planning application, a revamped website and a social media hub.
   
“We are working to find new and ...
Major renovation work on The Union Depot in St. Paul, Minn., has begun with demolition activities, making way for new train tracks and bus lanes. This signals the start of major construction to restore the 1920s train depot to its original purpose as the region’s transportation hub. ...
The FTA has issued a Record of Decision for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project, confirming that the project has met all the requirements of the environmental review process and clearing the way for construction to begin on Honolulu’s first rail system. FTA Administrator Peter Rogo ...
Customers boarded Minneapolis Metropolitan Area Transit Authority buses and trains more than 78 million times last year, a 2.3 percent increase over 2009. The year 2010 marks only the fourth time in past 30 years that Metro Transit’s annual ridership has exceeded 78 million. ...
GE Transportation and TESSCO Technologies Incorporated have formed a long-term partnership to offer Positive Train Control solutions to the North American Rail industry. GE Transportation and TESSCO will co-produce, market and sell integrated, turnkey, Positive Train Control and Monitor ...
19 January 2011

Amtrak

In response to customer demand, Amtrak Keystone Service (Harrisburg – Philadelphia – New York) will add Quiet Car® service starting January 24, providing passengers with a peaceful, quiet atmosphere to work or rest without distraction. The coach car adjacent to the loco ...
Two industrial development sites in Ohio, with the potential to create much-needed jobs, will boost their attractiveness to new business with new rail connections, if Ohio Rail Development Commision Commissioners approve at the meeting on January 20th. 

 The Eastpointe Busi ...
The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Rail Division, North Carolina Railroad Company and Norfolk Southern Railway have partnered on improvements to make railroad crossings safer and more efficient in Lenoir, Craven and Carteret counties. The improvement projects were ...
The scheduled track overhaul on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Blue and Orange Line that interrupted service between the Rosslyn and Farragut West Metrorail stations and closed the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail station during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend w ...
GE Transportation has provided an integrated solution for the entire 24 miles and 15 new stations of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Green Line that went into service in December 2010. GE’s solution facilitated the longest single-day opening of electric light rail in the United States since ...
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