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BNSF plans to invest an estimated $140 million in capital programs in both Colorado and Wyoming this year.

Boatright Companies is building a crosstie plant in Chilton County, Ala., a $55 million investment with plans to have 100 workers by the end of next year. The new 400,000-square-foot facility on 100 acres in the Chilton County Industrial Park will put the Boatright plant on a CSX rail line and gi ...

June 15 saw the wrap-up of another round of FASTRACK activities as hundreds of Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit workers completed their tasks along the Lexington Avenue Line prior to the start of the morning rush.

The Surface Transportation Board made public its approach for the continuation of the Tongue River Railroad Company, Inc.'s (TRRC) revised proposal to build and operate a new rail line in Montana. This approach takes into account a number of recent changed circumstances and will allow the board t ...
The results of a study regarding railroad worker fatigue management, sleep and sleep disorders have been made publicly available. The website, titled "Railroaders' Guide to Healthy Sleep" (www.railroadersleep.org), is the result of a collaborative project that began in 2010 between Brotherhood of ...
Skanska has been awarded a $66 million contract from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to design and construct a test track, commissioning facility, parking garage and other facilities near the existing Greenbelt Maintenance Yard in Prince George's County, Md. The contract will b ...
Calling for action on the most critical safety issues facing Canada's transportation system, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada released its new Watchlist. "In 2010, the TSB's first Watchlist became a blueprint for progress," said Wendy Tadros, chair of the TSB. "Transport Canada a ...
The Federal Railroad Administration proposed an addition of seven new Categorical Exclusions (CE) to its environmental procedures that will help expedite project delivery across the country. The proposed CEs, which were developed in coordination with the White House Council on Environmental Quali ...

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Port Commission has selected David Koch as its new chief executive officer. Koch has been serving as the port's interim CEO since December 2011 and the port's chief operating officer starting in October 2010.

The Denver Regional Transportation District received two competitive proposals for the I-225 Light Rail Project.

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