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The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Illinois Department of Transportation a $1,304,400 grant for the modernization of the Oak Forest Metra Rail Station. "Today's funding for the Oak Forest Metra Station will increase the appeal of public transit as an affordable, ...
Phoenix, Ariz.-based Swift Transportation plans to start a new COFC Intermodal service into and out of Mexico. The COFC network will service between the U.S. and North Eastern Mexico, Central Mexico, Guadalajara and Mexico City areas. This service is in conjunction with its rail partner, Kansas ...
Public transit systems are faced with implementing new service cuts and fare increases on top of cuts and increases enacted during the past budget cycle, according to a new study released by the American Public Transportation Association. Nearly 80 percent of public transit systems have already ...
The Exposition Construction Authority has awarded a $542 million contract for the design and construction of Phase 2 of the Expo Corridor light rail in California to the joint venture of Skanska/Rados. Parsons Brinckerhoff will design the project on behalf of the Skanska/Rados design-build team. ...
ARG Trans has signed an interim contract with the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay to operate the Coos Bay rail line, known as Coos Bay Rail Link. ARG Trans also announced the appointment of Tom Foster as CBR's general manager. ARG Trans President Scott Parkinson said, "We ar ...
Metropolitan Transit Authority's Long Island Rail Road in New York is launching a pilot program using wireless, hand-held Ticket Issuing Machines (TIMS) that will allow customers to purchase tickets on board trains with all major credit cards and with a ‘debit-as-credit' card, including Vi ...
Beacon Enterprise Solutions Group, Inc., a design, implementation and management of Information Technology Systems infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a Washington, D.C.-based project by teaming partner ICS Nett, Inc., a federal prime contractor, to provide ITS infrastructure serv ...
Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad has acquired more than 70 SPECTRUM RRSH Track Switch Heaters from Spectrum Infrared, a division of Advanced Detection Systems, Inc., to be installed at the Blue Island and Riverdale Yards. The design of the SPECTRUM RRSH provides a fully integrated control system, el ...
17 August 2011

Gonzales joins PB

Gary Gonzales has been named a senior principal engineer in the Denver office of Parsons Brinckerhoff. Gonzales has more than 20 years of experience working on Colorado Department of Transportation and Regional Transportation District projects. His experience includes traffic and ...
The Executive Committee of the Atlanta Regional Transportation Roundtable reached a unanimous agreement on a draft list of transportation projects to get the region moving in the next 10 years. The five-member committee voted to approve a $6.14 billion draft list of transportation projects to be ...
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