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Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railway are taking great strides in safety precautions during Rail Safety Week from May 2 to May 8, 2011. With trespassing incidents and fatalities on the rise in the United States, CN is launching a public awareness campaign that stresses the dea ...
Federal Transit Administration has awarded a $3.98-million federal grant to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority for the renovation of the Wayne Junction Intermodal Facility. "With gas prices reaching above four dollars-per-gallon in some areas, President Obama is ...
The Sacramento downtown rail line relocation project is now underway. Moving the rail lines is the first phase of a long-term project that includes the construction of the intermodal station, which will connect downtown to Amtrak and Capitol Corridor trains, RT light rail and buses. Congresswom ...
The second meeting of the Transit Rail Advisory Committee for Safety, held on April 27 and 28, focused on the best models for state safety oversight partnerships and effective safety planning by local transit agencies. "Safety is our highest priority and we are committed to keepin ...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors adopted the Arbor Vitae/Bellanca location in Los Angeles as the Locally Preferred Alternative maintenance facility site for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor. The Arbor/Vitae/Bellanca is a 17.6-acre site lo ...
Washington Metropolitain Area Transit Authority has adjusted next fiscal year's budget to reflect an improvement of $6 million, based on nine months of actual spending data, job growth forecasts and rising gas prices, which support conservative ridership growth projections. 

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The Metropolitain Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Board has released a proposed Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget of $413.76 million, a Capital Budget totaling $185.5 million and $143.7 million in debt service. The proposal, which will be presented at a series of public hearings on May ...
Norfolk Southern is supporting relief efforts in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, three of the states hardest hit by severe storms the week of April 25. "The thoughts and prayers of everyone at NS are with our employees, neighbors and business partners who have been affected by ...
Union Pacific Distribution Services earned the Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Transport program's highest score, joining the ranks of exceptional environmental performers dedicated to energy efficiency and air quality. SmartWay Transport is a collaborative effort between the ...
The Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University has appraised Invensys Rail Corp. at a Capability Maturity Model Integration Level 2 for work the company is performing for the Port Authority Trans-Hudson transit system. CMMI Level 2 is an internationally recognized as ...
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