Because of extensive
grade crossing work, shuttle buses will replace trains for several weekends on
the light rail Blue and Green lines this spring. The lines are operated by the
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority. During this time, workers will
replace existing grade crossings, track and sidewalks with a new concrete
crossing surface, asphalt road approaches, new track and new concrete
The Maryland Transit
Administration started upgrades at the Warren Road Light Rail Stop Parking Lot.
These improvements are part of a scheduled maintenance project and include
resurfacing, wheel stops replacement, new pavement markings and new traffic signs.
Washington, D.C.-area Metrorail
customers can expect lengthy delays of up to 30 minutes April 30 to May 2 as
old track components are replaced on the Blue and Yellow lines. Inbound and
outbound trains will take turns sharing one track on portions of the rail
system while the work is taking place.
Nearly 4,000 Quebecers
have signed a petition that calls for a cross-Quebec railroad that would link
the province's Nunavik region to southern Quebec, The Montreal Gazette reports.
The Quebec government and its major financial institutions should support the
construction of a "Trans-Quebec Express" railway, which would cross
Quebec from the Gaspé to Nunavik, a huge area bordered by Hudson Bay, Hudson
Strait, Ungava Bay and Labrador, says the petition, which was tabled yesterday
at the Quebec legislature by MLA Denis Trottier.