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Port Authority Transit Corporation high speed line customers will be able to pay transit fares with their credit or debit cards in 2011 under a pilot agreement between Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., the transportation segment of Cubic Corporation and PATCO, a subsidiary of the Delaware Rive ...

The Timken Company will invest approximately $35 million to install a high-volume, in-line forge press at its Faircrest rolling mill facility in Canton, Ohio.

Union Pacific's 2010 employee safety performance was the best in the company's nearly 150-year history. Union Pacific's full-year employee reportable injury rate was 1.37, a six percent improvement over the previous best of 1.45 established in 2009. A company's injury rate is calculated using th ...
Axion International, a producer of recycled composite plastic industrial building products and railroad ties, signed a $15 million contract with North American Class 1 railroad. This Class 1 railroad has agreed to purchase a minimum of $5 million per year of Axion's composite railroad ties, desi ...
The Metra Board of Directors has selected Alexander D. Clifford, an executive with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, to be the commuter rail agency's executive director and chief executive officer. The appointment was made in a unanimous vote by the 11-member ...
  NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein joined local, state and federal officials at the grand opening of the new 8th Street Station in Bayonne, welcoming Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service to a new neighborhood and kicking off inaugural service on the recently completed one- ...
  Transportation projects throughout Orange County received an added boost when the California Transportation Commission allocated nearly $140 million to fund construction.
The projects awarded are part of the State Transportation Improvement Program and voter-approved Propos ...

 

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Board approved proposals to a fund fare modernization initiative; the purchase of new Regional Rail cars; and a major, long-needed station renovation project.

February is the last month the paper monthly pass will be available for Caltrain. Beginning with the March pass, Caltrain monthly passes will be available only on ClipperSM, the regional fare card.

 

Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff joined U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor and other officials today in celebrating the grand opening of the new extension of the TECO Streetcar Line to Whiting Street.

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