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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors certified the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Final Environmental Impact Report for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project. The 8.5-mile light rail project now advances into the construction phase, which coul ...
The American Public Transportation Association announced the election of its 2011-2012 Executive Committee and Board of Directors as voted by APTA members through the association's first virtual annual business meeting and election of officers. The Executive Committee will be led by Ch ...
BNSF's Belen Yard in New Mexico will be adding RailComm's Blue Flag Indicator System to their facility. The RailComm BFI System will allow a user to apply blue flag protection to the fueling tracks through the use of strategically located field control panels. These panels will be outfitted with ...
The Federal Railroad Administration awarded $82.7 million to improve high-speed and intercity passenger rail in Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut and Vermont. The dollars will provide needed upgrades to the Northeast Corridor, Connecticut's New Haven - Springfield line, Maine's Downeaster route and t ...
The Federal Railroad Administration awarded $31.1 million for the state of Washington to improve intercity passenger and freight rail service on the Cascades line. "The investments we're making in the Cascades line will improve reliability and service for passengers while putting ...
Nearly four weeks ago, Hurricane Irene swept across RailAmerica-operated New England Central Railraod, which stretches from the Canadian border near St. Albans, Vt., to New London, Conn. Railroad crews discovered the extent of damage on August 30 and quickly restored service to NECR's north end bet ...
Union Pacific will improve the transportation infrastructure in Colorado by investing more than $10 million in the rail line that runs from near the east portal of Moffat Tunnel to near Kremmling, Colo. Various projects over almost 70-miles of the line include removing and installing more than 5 ...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool announced a new CTA station renewal initiative designed to provide a facelift to 100 CTA rail stations over the next 12 months. "Chicago is an international, world-class city and my administration ...
Beginning Oct. 3, a passenger car on every weekday Southern California Metrolink train will be designated as a quiet car to ensure peace and quiet for the passengers that prefer an almost noiseless commute. No loud talking or cell phones, smart phones or electronic devices that can be heard by o ...
Union Pacific Railroad is investing nearly $300 million over the next several years on its central corridor between Fremont, Neb., and Missouri Valley, Iowa, which provides vital support for the nation's economic growth and a primary shipping lane for the products American families and businesse ...
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