What do the New York
Times, the City of Philadelphia, LaSalle University and Miracle Whip all have
in common? They are among the first to advertise on the newly installed digital
monitors at PATCO's 8th & Market Streets Station. The station is equipped
with four, 52-inch digital monitors, located at the platform level. The
monitors display advertisements as well as weather, PATCO news and information.
The Santa Clara Valley
Transportation Authority (VTA), headquartered in San Jose, Calif., has
installed new, highly visible emergency phone towers to provide VTA customers
with access to emergency communications and VTA information via the Customer
commuters may have more rail options in about two years when CSX Corp.
completes its expansion project in Worcester and the state is able to add more
passenger trains, The Telegram & Gazette reports.
It's a 2.4-mile Metrorail
extension that will take the stress out of getting to and from Miami
International Airport. And with less than two years to go before its scheduled
spring 2012 opening, the project now has an official new name. Formerly known
as the Miami Intermodal Center-Earlington Heights Connector, Miami-Dade Transit
(MDT) is pleased to reintroduce the project as the AirportLink.
In the neighborhood of
1500 North Bewley Street, a hole in a fence leads to a grimy outdoor corridor
with graffiti-plastered walls that is used as a dumping ground for old
television sets and other unwanted items, the Orange County Register reports. Fifty
years ago, this same corridor was part of the Pacific Electric Railway, or Red
Car system, which provided mass transit service to Southern California from
1901 to 1961.
South Shore passengers in
Northwest Indiana should anticipate construction-related train delays of
approximately 10-15 minutes between Miller and Dune Park.
Local elected officials
were at a bustling Port of Albany June 14 to announce that they had secured $5
million in federal stimulus funding to pay for the next phase of a wharf
replacement project, the Albany Times Union reports.
New York state and CSXT have set aside differences so that planning can go forward for a high-speed rail line across upstate New York. The parties have signed a pair of agreements to facilitate planning for the passenger-train track that New York intends to build.