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Parsons Brinckerhoff has been awarded a contract by the Federal Transit Administration to develop and document a transit asset management framework and implementation guide that will support the FTA's State of Good Repair and Asset Management Programs. The FTA estimates there is a nati ...
Florida's Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs was elected chair of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Governing Board at its June meeting. At the same meeting, Palm Beach County Commissioner Steven Abrams was elected vice chair of the Board. Both terms begin on July 1, 2 ...
U.S. Department of Transportation allocated $1.58 billion for 27 transit projects nationwide that will improve public transportation access for millions of Americans while reducing our dependence on foreign oil and curbing air pollution. "Investing in a modern transportation netwo ...
The Chicago Transit Authority is eliminating 54 non-union positions, including 26 manager-level positions. In addition, CTA is reducing expenses which, when combined with personnel moves, will save the agency $15 million annually. The reductions meet Mayor Rahm Emanuel's target for leaner senior man ...
Jones Lang LaSalle will be the exclusive project advisor to Treasure Coast Intermodal Campus on its more than 4,000 acre site in southwest St. Lucie County, Fla. The TCIC will be developed into a major logistics hub over the next 30 to 35 years, with pre-development efforts now in full swing. ...
Metropolitan Transit Authority Metro-North Railroad is issuing its first solicitation for a transit-oriented development at Harrison Station in New York. It will improve access to trains by replacing three surface parking lots with a mixed-use development that includes retail space and housing ...
ShipCarsNow has developed the industry's first mobile application, ShipCarsNow Mobile, that gives auto dealers and remarketers a way to get multimodal auto transport quotes from any smartphone. The mobile app provides shippers the ability to make purchase decisions whenever and wherever they buy ...
Axion International's Recycled Structural Composite technology, specifically its I-beam design, was selected as a winner of the 2011 R&D 100 Award, presented by R&D Magazine, for the top 100 new technologies in the world. The I-beam design was used in the construction of severa ...
ARINC Inc., and Relm Wireless Corp., a leading provider of high-specification radios for public safety, industry and government, have become partners in ARINC's radio interoperability test laboratory in Annapolis, Md. Relm has provided the ARINC lab with two of its new P25 digital port ...
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) proposed a second meeting to clear up recent confusion about cost estimates for the Springfield rail consolidation and bring all parties back on the same page. Durbin also said that he would be extending invitations to other members of the Illinois Congressional D ...
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