Caltrain Executive Director
Mike Scanlon has called on the California High-Speed Rail Authority to refocus
the project's environmental impact report on design and construction of an
initial phase that could deliver the benefits of high-speed rail to the
Peninsula and Caltrain while significantly minimizing or eliminating any
adverse impacts on adjacent communities.
Jacobs Engineering Group
Inc. said that it received a contract from the Highways Department of the
Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide
engineering services for the construction, testing and commissioning phase of
the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link
Canadian Pacific Railway
has been notified by the Canadian Signals and Communications System Council No.
11 of the I.B.E.W that the Memorandum of Settlement reached in July 2010 by
Canadian Pacific and the IBEW has now been ratified by the membership.
It's a done deal. Virginia
Beach, Va., will soon own the old rail line long coveted by some leaders as the
ideal spot for a future light-rail project,
The Virginian-Pilot reports. The
City Council on Sept. 14 voted unanimously to spend $40 million to buy a
10.6-mile corridor from railroad giant Norfolk Southern.
In response to questions
Amtrak has received regarding suspension of New Jersey Transit's Access to the
Region's Core (ARC) Tunnel Project, the following statement was issued today:
CSX Transportation is
putting in place new energy efficiency initiatives as part of its participation
in the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps, an innovative program in
which MBA student "fellows" work with leading companies to improve
The Greater Cleveland
Regional Transit Authority is planning five weekends of Blue/Green line
closures to perform needed updates to the light rail train system. Replacement
buses will pick up and drop off riders at every station on both the Blue and
Green Lines on each of these weekends.
Incorporated, said that the call for submissions for its 2011 Student Design
Competition is now open. University, college, community college, technical
school and high school students are invited to submit projects designed using
Bentley software, along with a short essay describing their work.
URS Corporation has
completed its acquisition of Scott Wilson Group plc, a London-based
infrastructure engineering and construction company. The addition of Scott Wilson expands URS'
international presence by adding a network of 80 offices around the world,
including offices in key regional centers such as London, Hong Kong, New Delhi,
Warsaw and Dubai, and more than 5,500 employees.
Officials broke ground on
the $53.5-million parking structure at the MBTA Wonderland Blue Line Station in
Revere, Mass. The project received $22.7 million in American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act dollars earlier this year from the U.S. Department of
Transportation's Federal Transit Administration.