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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood introduced a new U.S. Department of Transportation ‘Buy America' webpage that will help American businesses reap the full benefits of the Obama Administration's investments in transportation infrastructure. Speaking at a Building America's Future Po ...
Homeowners on White's Beach Road in Ballston Lakes, N.Y., say they take their lives into their hands when they leave their homes, The Saratogian reports. For 18 households, leaving means crossing a set of railroad tracks that sees up to 20 trains go past each day. Only a few stop signs keep driv ...
Overhaul of a critical subway hub in downtown Brooklyn has been completed. The project included a complete renovation of the Jay Street/Borough Hall A, C, F station; a new free connection between that station and the Lawrence Street/MetroTech R station; ADA accessibility for both stations; a new ...
Officials from the Federal Transit Administration visited the North Hanley Metro Transit Center in St. Louis, site of the second project Metro has successfully completed using funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Officials highlighted the positive impact of these ARRA investmen ...
Today the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will begin conducting geotechnical tests at more than 200 locations along the planned alignment of the Westside Subway Extension as the next step for planning and engineering the project. Work will include soil, seismic ...
Metro Subway platform repairs at the Owings Mills Station in Baltimore, Md. have started. Some sections of concrete have started to show signs of wear and damage after 27 years of service. Those platform sections will be repaired and the yellow safety tiles will be replaced. Th ...
Beginning Friday, Dec. 17, and continuing through January, Metro will conduct continuous, round-the-clock daily platform rehabilitation work at the Shady Grove Metrorail station in Washington, DC, in effort to return it to a state of good repair, to ensure service reliability and improve safety. ...
Nomad Digital has been selected to enhance Wi-Fi service for customers on VIA Rail Canada's Ontario-Quebec Corridor passenger trains. Under the five-year, $6.3 million contract, Nomad will design, install, operate, and maintain the Wi-Fi infrastructure for VIA Rail, which will keep passengers co ...
Due to an additional mudslide north of Seattle, Amtrak Cascades service between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., will be canceled on December 14 and 15. Amtrak will continue to monitor the weather conditions and will provide additional updates as necessary. Also, Sounder commuter train rid ...
The Global Environmental Management Initiative adds new member company, Union Pacific Railroad. "We are pleased to welcome Union Pacific Railroad to GEMI," said GEMI Chair, Moe Bechard, vice president, Global Environment Health and Safety, Diversey, Inc. "Each GEMI membe ...
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