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The Regional Transportation Authority unveiled a plan to fund capital improvements for transit systems across Chicago and the suburbs.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a Department of the Army permit to the Alaska Railroad Corporation to construct the Port MacKenzie Rail Extension project.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released $47.5 million in competitive business development grants, including $2 million for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project.

New York City Transit appointed Herbert Lambert, who has more than 30 years of service in Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit's Department of Subways, to the position of chief transportation officer, rapid transit operations.

Colo Railroad Builders has appointed Wade Hoffmann as vice president of business development.

The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $71.3 million to Indiana to help alleviate congestion in one of the region's most delay-prone rail corridors. The Indiana Gateway Project will both relieve congestion and support the development of higher performing intercity passenger rail service in ...
As part of the ongoing modernization of VIA Rail Canada, Daryl Kramp, member of Parliament for Prince Edward-Hastings on behalf of the Honorable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport), officially opened the new Belleville train station, overhead walkway and island platform in Ontario. ...

The National Transportation Safety Board closed five of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's outstanding safety recommendations.

The Chicago Transit Authority granted approval to begin the process of acquiring property near its 95th/Dan Ryan Terminal on Chicago's South Side as part of the 95th Street Terminal Improvement Project. The project is an estimated $240-million initiative that will expand and improve the 95th/Dan ...
L.B. Foster Company's CXT Concrete Ties facility in Spokane, Wash., has been selected as a finalist in IndustryWeek magazine's annual 2012 Best Plants Award for Excellence in Manufacturing competition. The publication reported online that North American finalists for this recognition inc ...
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