The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority was awarded a $12.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, via the Federal Transit Administration.
The U.S Department of Transportation awarded $10 million in TIGER funding to Seattle area's Sound Transit in support of constructing an extension of Link light rail from Sea-Tac Airport to South 200th Street.
AECOM Technology Corporation has been awarded a $10.6 million contract for the second phase of the New Orleans Streetcar Expansion project in the Rampart/St. Claude corridor.
Canadian Pacific has completed the first year of infrastructure enhancements as part of an aggressive three-year plan to upgrade its North Main Line between Winnipeg, MB, and Edmonton, AB, Canada.
HDR appointed three to key executive management positions. HDR, Inc. Chairman and CEO Richard R. Bell, who led the company's employee ownership buyback in 1996, is retiring at year-end after 37 years with HDR. Bell will continue to serve on HDR's Board of Directors.
The Damage Prevention & Loading Services (DP&LS) group will be fully integrated into the Association of American Railroads' Transportation Technology Center subsidiary next year.
The Federal Railroad Administration gave more than $177 million to the Illinois Department of Transportation for a passenger rail project that will operate twice daily round-trip service between Chicago and the Quad Cities and put nearly 2,000 Americans back to work this spring.