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Starting July 7, Utah Transit Authority TRAX passengers will be able to ride the brand new S70 light rail vehicles in regular service. The new TRAX vehicles will enter limited service on direct trains that operate from Fashion Place Station in Murray to the University of Utah Medical C ...
Public and private sector representatives have unveiled New York's second ultra-low emission GenSet locomotive. Jointly funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and CSX, the locomotive will be used at Selkirk Yard, significantly reducing nitrous oxide, particulate matter and carbon dio ...
At its Board of Directors meeting, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency awarded the Central Subway tunneling contract, the largest construction package for the project, to Barnard Impregilo Healy, the lowest bidder in the amount of $233,584,015. Last week, the United State ...
CSX Corporation has appointed three veteran leaders of the company to new positions. Dean Piacente, currently vice president of chemicals and fertilizer, has been named vice president of finance. In this role he will be directly responsible for the overall financial management of the c ...
RailAmerica has been using RailComm's Domain Operations Controller train control system to dispatch multiple subdivisions for their railroads since 2002. The DOC System at Rail America's American Rail Dispatch Center will soon be able to be accessed through a web-enabled software-as-a-service (S ...
01 July 2011

Florida

Florida Governor Rick Scott has authorized the Department of Transportation on behalf of the State of Florida to sign the pending Full Funding Grant Agreement for the SunRail project in Central Florida.

Transit providers will be able to compete for a share of $101.4 million in federal funding by proposing innovative projects that create green jobs, promote the use of clean fuels and cut the nation's dependence on oil. "This money supports President Obama's plan to improve the env ...
The Federal Transit Administration and City of Detroit have co-signed a final environmental impact statement for Detroit's Woodward Light Rail project. Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said the signing of the FEIS is the latest step in a process that will result in the entering of a final Recor ...
RMI has appointed new executive positions to its senior staff with the addition of Paul Pascutti, vice president of sales and the promotion of Kirk Knauff to senior vice president of corporate marketing and services. "Both Kirk and Paul have demonstrated a consistent level of stra ...
Wabtec Corp. has acquired a transit aftermarket parts business from GE Transportation. The business, which has approximately $15 million in annual sales, provides parts for propulsion and control systems for the passenger transit car aftermarket in North America. Wabtec expects the transaction t ...
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