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Ottawa City Council unanimously voted on July 14, to advance the Ottawa Light Rail Transit project. The approved report contains an updated cost estimate, within the budget of $2.1 billion, a new design plan and a clear and affordable path for OLRT implementation. "The vote today ...
The CSX Board of Directors authorized an increase in 2011 capital investment for certain asset purchases, primarily railcars, to meet the growing near and long-term demand for export coal. As a result, the company now expects to make 2011 capital investments of $2.2 billion, up from the previou ...
Business and labor leaders, government officials and rail industry employees around the country are meeting on Capitol Hill for Railroad Day on the Hill in support of policies that enable the freight rail industry to create jobs, continue record infrastructure investments, keep U.S. businesses g ...
NJ Transit Board of Directors approved the Fiscal Year 2012 $1.895 billion operating budget, as well as a $1.16 billion capital program which began July 1. More than half of the revenue in the FY12 operating budget comes from $881 million in fares with the balance from a combination of ...
Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority released a major trackwork calendar that details its construction plans through this fiscal year. The calendar establishes the accelerated work plan to address National Transportation Safety Board recommendations and to get projects done quickly and safe ...
Work can begin on the Atlanta Streetcar project, which was awarded $47.6 million from the Federal Transit Administration's Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery 2 program in October 2010. The electric streetcar will run 2.6 miles through the heart of Atlanta's business ...
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 8-0 awarded Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation, a $2.2 million construction management support and construction inspection contract for seven separate construction projects with a combined value of $22 mill ...
Newport News, Va., Councilwoman Dr. Patricia Woodbury has been elected chair of the Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads and Vice President of the Virginia Transit Association. On June 23 she was elected to serve a one-year term, effective July 1st, as chair of HRT's board. She is ...
In 2010, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation and the North Carolina Department of Transportation held a series of Public Hearings on a Draft Tier II Environmental Impact Statement for the Richmond, Va. to Raleigh, N.C. portion of the Southeast High-Speed Rail Corridor. The ...
The Department of Transportation has issued its Record of Decision for the DesertXpress Project in Nevada. With the completion of this comprehensive review of environmental impacts, DesertXpress will be able to continue to work on their proposal. 
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