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Federal high-speed-rail stimulus funds rejected by Florida could be well spent in Washington on the vital Amtrak Cascades corridor stretching from Oregon to British Columbia, Washington Transportation Secretary Paula Hammond said. "I've said many times, if other states don't want ...
Metropolitan Transportation Authority received a promise of nearly $3 million of funding made by two local elected officials that will allow for additional capital improvement work at the 4th Avenue F and G station in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. The work will be done in conjunction with ...
Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National called for a new business model that embraces innovation, increased productivity and greater stakeholder collaboration. Mongeau, speaking to the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, said: "We need to articulate a c ...
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff reiterated the FTA's commitment to the "Buy America" provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by saying that the administration would not consider any public interest waiver of the regulation for ARRA projects and revealed a ne ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made the following statement regarding Florida Governor Rick Scott's decision to decline high-speed rail dollars. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood: "We are extremely disappointed by Governor Rick Scott's decision to walk away from th ...
BNSF Railway has launched a collaborative online Supply Chain Forum aimed at encouraging understanding, participation and discussion about the important infrastructure and supply chain issues facing the United States. The site features a new video outlining the benefits of a strong supply chain, ...
AECOM Technology Corporation, in a join venture with Rummler, Klepper & Kahl LLP, has been awarded an eight-year, $60-million program-management contract by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) of the Maryland Department of Transportation. The work is for the program management of majo ...
Global Technology Resources, Inc. (GTRI) has won a contract to supply TriMet, Portland, Oregon's Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District with Cisco Systems hardware, software and a broad range of professional services to maintain, upgrade and/or replace current networking infrastructure. ...
The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) Board of Directors elected a new Board Chair, Linda Leary, during a regular board meeting on February 16. Governor Sean Parnell appointed Leary to the ARRC Board in October 2009. Outgoing Chair John Binkley expressed his confidence in Leary's transportation exp ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has released funding recommendations for 10 new capital transit construction projects around the country as part of President Obama's FY12 budget request. The Obama Administration's budget proposal included a record $3.2 billion in funding for 28 transit ...
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