It's a 2.4-mile Metrorail
extension that will take the stress out of getting to and from Miami
International Airport. And with less than two years to go before its scheduled
spring 2012 opening, the project now has an official new name. Formerly known
as the Miami Intermodal Center-Earlington Heights Connector, Miami-Dade Transit
(MDT) is pleased to reintroduce the project as the AirportLink.
In the neighborhood of
1500 North Bewley Street, a hole in a fence leads to a grimy outdoor corridor
with graffiti-plastered walls that is used as a dumping ground for old
television sets and other unwanted items, the Orange County Register reports. Fifty
years ago, this same corridor was part of the Pacific Electric Railway, or Red
Car system, which provided mass transit service to Southern California from
1901 to 1961.
South Shore passengers in
Northwest Indiana should anticipate construction-related train delays of
approximately 10-15 minutes between Miller and Dune Park.
Local elected officials
were at a bustling Port of Albany June 14 to announce that they had secured $5
million in federal stimulus funding to pay for the next phase of a wharf
replacement project, the Albany Times Union reports.
New York state and CSXT have set aside differences so that planning can go forward for a high-speed rail line across upstate New York. The parties have signed a pair of agreements to facilitate planning for the passenger-train track that New York intends to build.
Sound Transit's light-rail system has broken the 20,000 mark for weekday ridership, The Seattle Times reported Friday.
Construction begins next month on a $59 million railroad underpass in Downers Grove, Ill., at Belmont Road, one of the state's most frequently blocked crossings, the Chicago Tribune reports.
A lousy economy and lack of interest have forced the West Virginia Public Port Authority to postpone plans for the Prichard Intermodal Terminal, the Associated Press reports.