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The United Transportation Union and the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis are jointly seeking an anti-terrorist security grant from the Department of Homeland Security. If the grant is approved, the UTU and TRRA will collaborate on a three-year project to train front-line TRRA ...
Canadian Pacific Railway Police Service officers will conduct safety and enforcement blitzes and accompany local law enforcement aboard freight trains on June 9, International Level Crossing Awareness Day. In 2010, the Federal Railroad Administration recorded 2,013 crossing incidents, ...
May marked 19 consecutive months of year-over-year ridership growth for Amtrak with more than 2.6 million passengers, setting another annual ridership record. The long-distance trains have experienced year-over-year passenger increases in 18 of those 19 months, making a contribution to ...
The Chicago Transit Board authorized the renaming of the Skokie Yellow Line station and approved names for two stations currently under construction on the Yellow and Green/Pink lines. The Yellow Line's Skokie station has been renamed the Dempster-Skokie station and the new station b ...
NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein has announced the latest in a series of enhancements to provide customers with on-the-go schedule information. "My Light Rail," modeled after the agency's popular "My Bus" system, enables customers to obtain schedule information ...
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick joined Congressman Michael Capuano, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and state and local officials to commence groundbreaking for the $15.9 million Talbot Commuter Rail Station, as part of the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line Rehabilitation Project. The project will cr ...
The Bay Area Rapid Transit's MobileBART has partnered with Google and top transit agencies from around the world to bring real time transit information to a new beta service called Google Live Transit Updates. Riders can now see BART real time departures and service advisories everywhe ...
Changes to the Bay Area Rapid Transit committee system will be considered by the BART Board of Directors on June 9, 2011. If the proposed changes are implemented the public would get improved information about meetings of BART special committees. Currently there are 22 special committe ...
Koppers Inc., producer of railroad products and services, has appointed Travis Gross as the northeast sales manager for the northeast territory of North America. Gross will be responsible for the sales of Koppers pressure-treated wood and concrete crossties and switch ties, along with ...
TranSystems has promoted Richard Morsches, P.E., to chief strategy and marketing officer. "Rick has been instrumental in helping transform TranSystems from a $20 million firm located in six Midwest cities to a $240 million multimodal firm located in 40 cities through the United St ...
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