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More than 8.8 million rides were taken on TriMet buses, MAX and WES Commuter Rail in May, up 4.9 percent compared with May 2010. New record high figures were reached for MAX and WES with double-digit increases. Weekday MAX trips went up 11.5 percent, while rush hour MAX trips increased ...
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall and Regina Mayor Pat Fiacco joined Canadian Pacific Railway President and Chief Executive Officer Fred Green, as well as other dignitaries in officially unveiling the future home of CP's Intermodal Facility at the Global Transportation Hub on June 10. The ...
Beginning Sunday, June 12, the Chicago Transit Authority adjusted the hours of operation on the Green, Orange and Brown lines in an effort to provide earlier service to Midway Airport for travelers on weekends, provide more convenient transfers between rail lines and accommodate increases in rid ...
The Transportation Technology Center, Inc. Board of Directors elected Lisa Stabler as TTCI's new president, effective Oct. 7, 2011. Stabler will succeed Roy Allen, who will retire this October. Stabler has been TTCI's vice president of operations and training since arriving from BNSF, ...
AECOM Technology Corp., has acquired Spectral Services Consultants Pte. Ltd., a building services consultancy based in Noida, India. Spectral is a 500-employee, Indian market leader in the provision of mechanical, electrical and specialist consultancy services for national and global c ...
13 June 2011

HNTB hires four

HNTB Corporation has added four rail professionals to the firm's Northeast division. The need has been fueled by recent growth through several pursuits and project wins in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Connecticut. Each of these individuals will work with the division's high-speed rail, int ...
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority representatives, elected officials and the Pennsylvania, Morton Borough community celebrated the $1.37 million, year-long station improvements project at the Authority's Morton Station, which serves passengers on SEPTA's Media/Elwyn Regional Rai ...
VIA Rail Canada and GO Transit join together to offer tickets for GO Transit connections in Toronto which will be available for purchase from VIA Rail, allowing passengers to travel using both services with a single transaction. "Through new kinds of partnerships with other carrie ...
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will accelerate its efforts to improve safety and return the system to a state of good repair while impacting fewer customers through a new approach to trackwork. For about two of every three weekends over the next 18 months, the new a ...
The United States Environmental Protection Agency honored Union Pacific with its Clean Air Excellence Award for developing Genset switching locomotive technology. UP says this significantly surpasses EPA Tier 2 locomotive standards and serves as a testament to its ongoing commitment to developin ...
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