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G Seven Generations Ltd. is proposing a new railway to carry oil from the Alberta, Ontario oil sands to the existing marine oil terminal at Valdez, Alaska. The company revealed its proposal at the International Indigenous Summit on Energy and Mining in Niagara Falls, Ontario. "Stu ...
The province of British Columbia is investing C$7.5 million (US$7.7 million) for the E&N Railway to help restore passenger train service on Vancouver Island. "Vancouver Island mayors have told us loud and clear that this rail service supports their economies by creating jobs, ...
The Federal Transit Administration has given its approval for the Baltimore Red Line in Maryland to move forward and enter the engineering phase. The phase includes preparation of more detailed plans, schedules and cost estimates, as well as completion of final environmental studies. &q ...
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority representatives, joined by elected officials and community members, celebrated the Authority's rebuilt Langhorne train station facility at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Juune 28. The Langhorne Station serves passengers on SEPTA's West T ...
Southern California's Metrolink is planning a 16-train service expansion, including four all-new express trains. The growth will continue during the first week of July when Metrolink will add new weekend beach trains and six weekday trips on the Orange County Line. Metrolink will operat ...
Parsons Brinckerhoff has been awarded a contract by the Federal Transit Administration to develop and document a transit asset management framework and implementation guide that will support the FTA's State of Good Repair and Asset Management Programs. The FTA estimates there is a nati ...
Florida's Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs was elected chair of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Governing Board at its June meeting. At the same meeting, Palm Beach County Commissioner Steven Abrams was elected vice chair of the Board. Both terms begin on July 1, 2 ...
U.S. Department of Transportation allocated $1.58 billion for 27 transit projects nationwide that will improve public transportation access for millions of Americans while reducing our dependence on foreign oil and curbing air pollution. "Investing in a modern transportation netwo ...
The Chicago Transit Authority is eliminating 54 non-union positions, including 26 manager-level positions. In addition, CTA is reducing expenses which, when combined with personnel moves, will save the agency $15 million annually. The reductions meet Mayor Rahm Emanuel's target for leaner senior man ...
Jones Lang LaSalle will be the exclusive project advisor to Treasure Coast Intermodal Campus on its more than 4,000 acre site in southwest St. Lucie County, Fla. The TCIC will be developed into a major logistics hub over the next 30 to 35 years, with pre-development efforts now in full swing. ...
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