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Medina officials are preparing a railroad improvement project that they hope will recruit more railway users and enhance the city’s economy, the Cleveland Sun News reports. Using almost $1 million in federal stimulus money, the city could complete rail upgrades this summer that, o ...
The Board of Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency approved the financial plan of the Central Subway, Phase 2 of the SFMTA’s Third Street Light Rail Project, the San Francisco Sentinel reports. The Board’s approval is a step in anticipation of submitting the ...
The weekend of January 21-23 the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will upgrade areas of track and the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project will continue construction activities on the Orange Line. This work, which includes repairing rail fasteners and repairing tunnel leaks, is critic ...
Seattle Northline Sounder riders to Edmonds, Mukilteo and Everett will need to take special or regular bus service from Seattle January 19 after mudslides closed Northline tracks. Regular Sounder service to Edmonds and Mukilteo will operate on January 20, and train service to Everett wi ...
OSI Systems, a provider of specialized electronics and services, has announced that its Security division, Rapiscan Systems, has acquired a multimillion dollar contract from a customs agency based in Europe for high-speed rail inspection solutions using the Rapiscan Eagle® R60 Rail scanner p ...
The Utah Transit Authority has launched several new tools to provide more information and convenience for its riders. The new tools include a mobile trip planning application, a revamped website and a social media hub.
   
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Major renovation work on The Union Depot in St. Paul, Minn., has begun with demolition activities, making way for new train tracks and bus lanes. This signals the start of major construction to restore the 1920s train depot to its original purpose as the region’s transportation hub. ...
The FTA has issued a Record of Decision for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project, confirming that the project has met all the requirements of the environmental review process and clearing the way for construction to begin on Honolulu’s first rail system. FTA Administrator Peter Rogo ...
Customers boarded Minneapolis Metropolitan Area Transit Authority buses and trains more than 78 million times last year, a 2.3 percent increase over 2009. The year 2010 marks only the fourth time in past 30 years that Metro Transit’s annual ridership has exceeded 78 million. ...
GE Transportation and TESSCO Technologies Incorporated have formed a long-term partnership to offer Positive Train Control solutions to the North American Rail industry. GE Transportation and TESSCO will co-produce, market and sell integrated, turnkey, Positive Train Control and Monitor ...
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