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Robert Bradway has been elected a director of Norfolk Southern Corporation. Bradway has been president and chief operating officer of the biotechnology company Amgen since May 2010. He is responsible for the company's global commercial operations, manufacturing operations, information ...
The city of Houston has concluded there is "strong sentiment" within the East End community for an underpass at Harrisburg/Hughes St. and has requested METRO's Board of Directors vote in support of a plan to create a grade separated betterment for light rail and vehicular traffic. ...
The Dallas-to-Oak Cliff Streetcar project in Texas may proceed toward construction after the project received environmental clearance this week with the Federal Transit Administration issuance of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on July 21. The decision means local, state and federal a ...
The Chicago Transit Authority will hold an open house on Tuesday, August 2, to update the community on the proposed Red Line Extension project. The Red Line Extension proposal includes expanding service from the 95th St. station to 130th Street. The CTA has completed the first step of the federally- ...
Axion International has received three additional purchase orders from Australia in the past 30 days for a combined $130,000. The orders relate to Axion's Recycled Structural Composite railroad ties, referred to as sleepers in Australia. "These orders support the use of our innova ...
Under the Federal Transit Administration's Tribal Transit program, there will be $15 million available for rural American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments across the United States to invest in public transit options that provide convenient access to employment centers and promote new ...
BNSF is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality to construct a new railroad bridge and off-line single-track crossing over the Missouri River near Plattsmouth, Neb., and Pacific Junction, Iowa. This cro ...
TriMet saw more than 100 million rides in Fiscal Year 2011, topping this number for the second time in its history; FY2009 was the first. MAX trips were up 7.5 percent or 41,200,200 since FY2010 and WES trips were up 21.2 percent or 370,800. For June 2011, TriMet monthly rider ...
The Twin Cities & Western Railroad marks its 20th anniversary on July 26. TC&W is one of more than 500 smaller railroads operating in the United States. Since beginning operations in 1991, the 229-mile railroad reports employment has more than doubled from 30 to 68 and its frei ...
Buses will replace train service on Long Island Rail Road's Montauk Branch for 48 hours beginning Aug. 2 through Aug. 4 so the company can replace the damaged railroad bridge that spans Hill Station Road in Southampton. The Hill Station Road bridge suffered serious structural damage wh ...
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