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In a white paper published today, "Rail Supply Innovation and Buy America Requirements," the Railway Supply Institute, a trade association representing the rail supply industry, recommended three sweeping changes to current U.S. Buy-America provisions and funding for transit, high-spee ...
ARG Trans has been selected by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay as the preferred operator for the 133-mile Coos Bay rail line. The Port has begun negotiating a contract or lease agreement with ARG Trans to operate trains and maintain the rail line. The former Central Oregon an ...
HDR|iTRANS has been hired to provide transit planning, transportation planning and design services for Bramalea Gateway Hub in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The firm has been tasked with assessing existing conditions; identifying improvements to the station area and adjacent transportation network ...
Axion International, producer of industrial building products and railroad ties made from 100 percent recycled plastic, has closed $7.6 million in financing to support continued growth of its Recycled Structural Composite technology. The funds were raised as part of a private placement of its 10 ...
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 ...
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