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Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff reiterated the FTA's commitment to the "Buy America" provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by saying that the administration would not consider any public interest waiver of the regulation for ARRA projects and revealed a ne ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made the following statement regarding Florida Governor Rick Scott's decision to decline high-speed rail dollars. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood: "We are extremely disappointed by Governor Rick Scott's decision to walk away from th ...
BNSF Railway has launched a collaborative online Supply Chain Forum aimed at encouraging understanding, participation and discussion about the important infrastructure and supply chain issues facing the United States. The site features a new video outlining the benefits of a strong supply chain, ...
AECOM Technology Corporation, in a join venture with Rummler, Klepper & Kahl LLP, has been awarded an eight-year, $60-million program-management contract by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) of the Maryland Department of Transportation. The work is for the program management of majo ...
Global Technology Resources, Inc. (GTRI) has won a contract to supply TriMet, Portland, Oregon's Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District with Cisco Systems hardware, software and a broad range of professional services to maintain, upgrade and/or replace current networking infrastructure. ...
The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) Board of Directors elected a new Board Chair, Linda Leary, during a regular board meeting on February 16. Governor Sean Parnell appointed Leary to the ARRC Board in October 2009. Outgoing Chair John Binkley expressed his confidence in Leary's transportation exp ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has released funding recommendations for 10 new capital transit construction projects around the country as part of President Obama's FY12 budget request. The Obama Administration's budget proposal included a record $3.2 billion in funding for 28 transit ...
ARINC Incorporated, as part of a team led by Parsons Corporation, an international engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm, has been named to provide three key subsystems for the first Positive Train Control system used on a U.S. commuter railroad. Parsons Co ...
The L.A. Times reports that Florida Gov. Rick Scott has announced that he's rejecting $2.4 billion in federal stimulus money President Obama's administration had earmarked for a high-speed train connecting Orlando and Tampa. "You don't have to be an economic expert to know when yo ...
Amtrak passengers have a new way to get information and share the unique experience of Amtrak train travel with today's launch of the Amtrak YouTube Channel. The channel will feature videos with information on topics such as safety and security, the Trails & Rails program and the A ...
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