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Acting Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority General Manager Jonathan Davis says record numbers of riders continue to use the nation's fifth busiest public transportation system. Weekday MBTA ridership for October increased by 3.2 percent over October 2010 and averaged 1.348 million passen ...
The N.C. Department of Transportation's Rail Division will hold two informal design public hearings on Monday, Dec. 12, and Tuesday, Dec. 13, regarding proposed track and rail crossing improvements between south of Concord and Charlotte. The 12-mile stretch of second track is a part of the railw ...
RailWorks Corporation appointed three to its executive team. Benjamin Levy joined RailWorks as executive vice president and general counsel. Robert Cummings was appointed chief information officer. Dan Aghdam joined RailWorks as vice president of corporate development. Levy comes to Ra ...
The nation's freight railroads have not reached agreements with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the American Train Dispatchers Association to extend the current "cooling-off" period. The railroads' proposed extension, which a third union, the Brotherhood of Mai ...
The Honolulu Rail Transit Project is eligible to share in an allocation of $510 million in federal funds next year, provided the city and county of Honolulu and the Federal Transit Administration sign a full-funding grant agreement by the end of calendar year 2012. The money that is set ...
Watco Transportation Services, L.L.C. (Watco), formed a new shortline railroad, the Swan Ranch Railroad (SRR), to serve the rapidly growing needs of the energy sector. The SRR will operate within the newly developed Swan Ranch Industrial Park in Cheyenne, Wyo., the largest logistics hub in the R ...
As millions of Americans head to stores or make online purchases, CSX has launched an improved Carbon Calculator aimed at helping consumers and businesses better understand the key role freight rail plays in a sustainable supply chain. "CSX's online Carbon Calculator not only help ...
Canada-based Brandt Group of Companies has surpassed a major financial milestone: $1 billion (US$ 983 million) in annual revenue. To show their appreciation to the customers, employees and communities who have helped them reach this level of success, Brandt will be giving back more than $3 milli ...
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation finalized the core systems contract for Honolulu's rail project Nov. 28, with Ansaldo Honolulu JV, moving the project forward with the design and construction of the rail vehicles and the train control system. "Our extensive review o ...
U.S. Department of Transportation sealed two agreements providing $900 million in federal funds to extend Houston's major light-rail system by an additional 12 miles. The two projects being funded, the North (Red) and Southeast (Purple) lines, are already under construction, with more t ...
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