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Florida's Broward County Board of County Commissioners has unanimously approved action authorizing the Port Everglades Department staff to negotiate a Memorandum of Understanding with the Florida East Coast Railway company leading to the development of an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility o ...
VIA Rail Canada held its first Annual Public Meeting June 14, at the Ottawa Train Station. Broadcast simultaneously on the Internet, the meeting provided an opportunity for the public to learn about VIA's business operations, financial performance and projects for improvements. It also ...
As construction season approaches, The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority will break ground on the updating of its Buckeye-Woodhill Rapid Transit Station on the Blue and Green Lines. The GCRTA Board of Trustees Vice President, Mayor Dennis Clough of Westlake, will host the groundbreaki ...
Leading European and Japanese high-speed rail operators reviewed the Amtrak next-generation high-speed rail vision plan and have expressed support for its phased approach to achieve 220 mph service on the Northeast Corridor. The operators also suggested that while Amtrak's total assessment is so ...
The Federal Railroad Administration has pushed back the implementation date of its final rule on Track Safety Standards concerning concrete crossties from July 1, 2011 to October 1, 2011. The delay in the effective date is in response to two petitions for reconsideration of its final rule that manda ...
BNSF employees had reason to celebrate Friday, June 3, as the first train traversed the completed double track through the Abo Canyon on the Southwest division. This project addressed one of the last remaining segments of single-line track on BNSF's busy Southern Transcon. The 2.5-year ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other city officials to break ground on the Union Passenger Terminal/Loyola Avenue streetcar project, which received $45 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Transportation Investment Genera ...
U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg and Representative Rush Holt joined mass transit workers at the Trenton Transit Center on Monday to oppose a Republican effort to cut rail security funding by 65 percent. "Just weeks after reports that hand written notes from Osama bin Laden were foun ...
The Illinois Commerce Commission approved a stipulated agreement between BNSF, LaSalle County Highway Department, Allen Township Road District and the Illinois Department of Transportation providing for the installation of flashing light signals and gates and improvement of the highway approache ...
More than 8.8 million rides were taken on TriMet buses, MAX and WES Commuter Rail in May, up 4.9 percent compared with May 2010. New record high figures were reached for MAX and WES with double-digit increases. Weekday MAX trips went up 11.5 percent, while rush hour MAX trips increased ...
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