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Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK back to the Lexington Avenue Line.

DesertXpress Enterprises has renamed its Las Vegas to Southern California high-speed rail service "XpressWest" to more accurately reflect its role as the first leg of a larger western high-speed passenger rail network.

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay issued documents and is seeking bids for the 2012 Major Track Rehabilitation Project. This is the largest reconstruction phase to date related to the Coos Bay Rail Line rehabilitation.

Crews are continuing work on the Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line viaduct at Greenleaf Street in Evanston. Rail service along the Purple Line will be temporarily suspended from the Howard Terminal to the Davis Street station Friday, June 8 until 4 a.m. Monday, June 11.

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency in California is ramping up construction of the Central Subway with major work to prepare for tunneling, including excavation of almost an entire city block.

Chicago's Regional Transportation Authority and several of its transportation partners have released the Chicago Regional Green Transit Plan, which quantifies the environmental benefits of the region's public transit system and will serve as the roadmap for how transit can help the Chicago region ...

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. named David Brown the successor to GWI's current chief operating officer, James Benz.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation appointed Anthony Fuller as the new director of the Rail Division.

A bill establishing a method for short-term borrowing as a safeguard for Honolulu's rail project was approved Wednesday, clearing the way for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation to secure $1.55 billion in federal funding.

IDG's CIO magazine awarded Amtrak the 2012 CIO 100 for its eTicketing program as an innovative business technology application. The 25th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technolog ...
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