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26 April 2011

Twin Cities

Minnesotans will soon have the option of taking light-rail transit along the 11-mile Central Corridor that links the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, one of the most heavily traveled corridors in the region, thanks to a $474 million funding agreement between the U.S. Department of Transp ...
Canadian National has issued its third sustainability report, Delivering Responsibly. This report highlights CN's strategy, programs and achievements in the areas of governance practices, safety initiatives, human resources management, community involvement and environmental sustainability. ...
Drivers will spend less time waiting for trains to pass as Union Pacific increases the speed of its trains on the rail line that runs between Klamath Falls, Ore., and Perez, Calif. Union Pacific recently invested more than $1.5 million to enhance its track infrastructure on this 50 mile corridor ...
Union Pacific has earned the TRANSCAER National Achievement Award for the fourth consecutive year, while Dave Buccolo, general manager of Central California Traction Company for Union Pacific, was recognized for his safety record and level of participation in TRANSCAER events and was awarded the ...
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, Chicago Transit Board Chairman Terry Peterson, CTA President Richard L. Rodriguez and 25th Ward Alderman Daniel Solis, along with community representatives gathered on April 25, 2011, to celebrate the completion of renovations on the north entrance at the CTA Red Line ...
AECOM Technology Corporation, provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, has appointed John Dionisio chairman of the Board of Directors, succeeding Richard Newman, effective Oct. 1, 2011. Dionisio will continue to se ...
26 April 2011

NTSB

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--> The National Transportation Safety Board has restored web access to its Safety Recommendations database, which can be found at http://www.ntsb.gov/safetyrecs/private/QueryPage.aspx. The data have been audited an ...
Canadian National has reached a voluntary mitigation agreement with the Village of Wayne, Ill., regarding its acquisition of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company and another agreement with the city of Joliet, Ill., to fund construction of a grade-crossing bypass that will improve vehicu ...
The Canadian province of Saskatchewan awarded C$700,000 (US$733,114.80) to be shared among 10 shortline railways from this year's provincial cost-shared infrastructure grants for projects like track maintenance, railway tie replacements and bridge repairs. "The province increased ...
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has made plans to consolidate its office space, including the sale of its three valuable headquarters buildings on Madison Avenue in midtown Manhattan. The Madison Avenue complex is expected to yield at least $150 million to support MTA capital pr ...
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