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Newport News, Va., Councilwoman Dr. Patricia Woodbury has been elected chair of the Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads and Vice President of the Virginia Transit Association. On June 23 she was elected to serve a one-year term, effective July 1st, as chair of HRT's board. She is ...
In 2010, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation and the North Carolina Department of Transportation held a series of Public Hearings on a Draft Tier II Environmental Impact Statement for the Richmond, Va. to Raleigh, N.C. portion of the Southeast High-Speed Rail Corridor. The ...
The Department of Transportation has issued its Record of Decision for the DesertXpress Project in Nevada. With the completion of this comprehensive review of environmental impacts, DesertXpress will be able to continue to work on their proposal. 
 "Today's announcement is a ...
Friday, July 15, construction will begin on an approximately $50 million project to reconnect the Port of Miami to the national rail network via the Florida East Coast Railway. More than 800 workers will be employed bringing $33.38 million in wages to South Florida. Reconstruction of t ...
New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority Metro-North Railroad, working with the City of Mt. Vernon, will close the Sixth Avenue Bridge beginning Monday July 18, 2011 through the week of August 24 so that the railroad can make repairs to the 117-year-old bridge. The almost 62-foot-long ...
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) brought together federal, state and local stakeholders in an effort to expedite the process that he hopes will identify the Springfield rail consolidation alternative that best promotes public safety, enhances the quality of life of residents and boosts the local eco ...
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff, Sen. Robert Casey Jr., (D-PA), Reps. Chaka Fattah (D-PA-2) and Jim Gerlach (R-PA-6), Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's General Manager Joe Casey reviewed several SEPTA facilities that are in sign ...
British Columbia's transit authority, TransLink, has an updated plan to be approved by the Mayors' Council, which would expand Metro Vancouver's transit system and sustain funding for major road network and cycling network improvements. The "Moving Forward" plan received stro ...
Michael Baker Jr., Inc., a unit of Michael Baker Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $4.8 million rail/roadway engineering and environmental services contract by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for the New Orleans Rail Gateway. Baker and its team member ...
North American Video has been awarded a long-term contract to service all camera, access control, alarm and e-phone systems for Colorado's Regional Transportation District Light Rail system. As part of the contract, NAV will station its personnel on site to handle all service items tha ...
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