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Washington Metropolitain Area Transit Authority has adjusted next fiscal year's budget to reflect an improvement of $6 million, based on nine months of actual spending data, job growth forecasts and rising gas prices, which support conservative ridership growth projections. 

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The Metropolitain Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Board has released a proposed Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget of $413.76 million, a Capital Budget totaling $185.5 million and $143.7 million in debt service. The proposal, which will be presented at a series of public hearings on May ...
Norfolk Southern is supporting relief efforts in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, three of the states hardest hit by severe storms the week of April 25. "The thoughts and prayers of everyone at NS are with our employees, neighbors and business partners who have been affected by ...
Union Pacific Distribution Services earned the Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Transport program's highest score, joining the ranks of exceptional environmental performers dedicated to energy efficiency and air quality. SmartWay Transport is a collaborative effort between the ...
The Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University has appraised Invensys Rail Corp. at a Capability Maturity Model Integration Level 2 for work the company is performing for the Port Authority Trans-Hudson transit system. CMMI Level 2 is an internationally recognized as ...
Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam joined state and local dignitaries and business and community leaders at the groundbreaking for the new Memphis Regional Intermodal Facility in Rossville, Tenn. The $105 million facility is part of the multi-state $2.5 billion Cresc ...
Genesee & Wyoming Inc.'s subsidiary, Western Labrador Rail Services, has entered into a long-term rail services agreement with Labrador Iron Mines Limited, a subsidiary of Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited. Under the terms of the Agreement, WLRS will operate LIM's newly constructed six-ki ...
A high-speed rail system serving all major metropolitan areas within 350-450 miles of Chicago could result in significant ridership, economic development and job creation, according to a study done by the Midwest High-Speed Rail Association, with Siemens, who sponsored the study and research par ...
The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded the California Department of Transportation $100 million to purchase new equipment on Amtrak California trains that service the San Joaquin and Pacific Surfliner rail corridors. "California has seen a 60 percent increase in ridership ...
Union Pacific will continue improving Wyoming and Missouri's transportation infrastructure with a nearly $33 million investment to enhance rail lines that run from near Medicine Bow to Walcott in Wyoming and St. Louis to near Morrison in Missouri. The more than 32-mile project in Wyomi ...
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