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Peter Kent, Canadian minister of the environment; along with Kathleen Wynne, Ontario's minister of transportation; Rob Ford, mayor of Toronto; York Region Chairman and CEO Bill Fisch and Toronto Transit Commission Chair Karen Stintz participated in an event to officially start tunnel boring cons ...
Metro Transit buses, Hiawatha light rail and Northstar commuter rail will continue to operate at the current level of service in the event of a state government shutdown that could begin July 1. Barring an unlikely court decision to the contrary, the transit agency plans to operate all services ...
CSXT contracted with two prominent Ohio, Wood county organizations to prepare and train employees at the recently opened intermodal facility outside of North Baltimore. Owens Community College provided a training curriculum for employees utilizing new state-of-the-art technology and eq ...
U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann, a Republican from Tennessee, has been named to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. "As a small businessperson, Congressman Fleischmann knows the importance of making wise investments in infrastructure and reducing burden ...
Communities along the Oklahoma City-Fort Worth route of the state-supported Amtrak Heartland Flyer celebrated the 12th anniversary of daily passenger rail service on Saturday, June 18. Amtrak is offering a special anniversary fare promotion that will be available until June 30. "T ...
Metrorex, the operator of Romania's Bucharest Metro, has awarded a contract to Invensys Rail technology for the signaling of its Line 4 extension. Invensys Rail will provide its signalling technology to two new stations of Bucharest Metro's Line 4, Pajura and Parc Bazilescu, which are ...
The Timken Company named James Skelly to the position of director of sales for the Americas. In this role, Skelly will be responsible for leading the sales team in North and South America, focusing on sales to original-equipment manufacturers in the off-highway, heavy truck, process in ...
The Department of Transportation is transferring nearly $25 million to NJ Transit. The first $22 million grant was awarded on a competitive basis through the agency's new initiative, State of Good Repair program, that was announced in 2010. The funding will be used to replace approxima ...
Canadian National has invested almost C$400 million (US$408 million) to buy and rehabilitate four shortline railways serving resource-rich regions of northern Alberta, Canada, by year-end 2011. "CN has stepped up to the plate in Alberta with sizable rail infrastructure investments, ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has made up to $175 million available in livability grants to help urban, suburban and rural communities develop transit options to better connect people to where they live, work and play. Local transit agencies will be able to compete for livability doll ...
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