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The Federal Railroad Administration awarded three grants to Caltrans, totaling $55 million, to reduce congestion and increase safety on the Pacific Surfliner intercity rail corridor between Los Angeles and San Diego, Calif. "More Californians are choosing trains for travel and Caltran ...
Grace Crunican is taking over as the new Bay Area Rapid Transit general manager. Crunican was appointed Wednesday, August 31, 2011. "The Board selected Ms. Crunican because of her 32 years of experience in the public transportation industry," BART Board President Bob Frankli ...
During the 10th anniversary period of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Amtrak is enhancing security measures by conducting more passenger and baggage screenings, increasing the use of K-9 explosive detection teams and expanding police patrols at stations, on trains, along the tracks and other key ...
Unit Rail and Advanced Track Products, a combined company and division of Amsted Rail, launched a new brand and official name change to Amsted Rail Product Solutions (Amsted RPS). The launch of the Amsted RPS brand is part of the company's business growth strategy and is intended to st ...
AECOM Technology Corporation has been awarded a US$35.5-million contract by the city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, for its Southeast to West light-rail transit expansion. Under the contract, the company will provide preliminary engineering design services for the Southeast LRT line from ...
The Federal Transit Administration gave approval to release the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Report for the Los Angeles Metro Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor. The FEIS/R will be presented to the Metro Board of Directors Sept. 22 for its action. Approval by the Metro Board is nece ...
Dan Smith has been named senior vice president of Watco Transload and Intermodal Development. Smith's role will consist of driving the implementation of key initiatives across all areas of Watco Transload and Intermodal Services, working closely with Phil Penner, senior vice president, WTIS. ...
NJ Transit will restore rail service this morning on the busy Northeast Corridor from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station, following a service suspension on a portion of the line between Trenton and New Brunswick due to damage caused by earlier flooding. After being given t ...
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will advance major track work on sections of the Orange and Blue lines over the three-day Labor Day weekend. Buses will replace Orange Line trains between East Falls Church and West Falls Church as work continues on the Dulles rail extension projec ...
Norfolk Southern is making progress in restoring operations following Hurricane Irene. Operations in North and South Carolina and Virginia have generally returned to normal, with a few areas where power has yet to be restored. On the Delmarva Peninsula, high water and power outages rem ...
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