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Former Richardson, Texas, Mayor Gary Slagel was appointed by Richardson, Addison, Highland Park and University Park to represent them on the Dallas Area Rapid Transit board of directors.

Watco Companies named Geoff Holder has regional safety manager for the east region and named Jamie Brooks administrative assistant for the Gulf region.

Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) reintroduced the National Freight Mobility Infrastructure Act, H.R. 3607, that will ensure federal support for the national freight mobility network and critical freight infrastructure and transportation improvements throughout the United States. "Ame ...
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's Board of Directors unanimously voted Thursday, December 8, 2011, to award the first major contract for BART Silicon Valley, to Skanska-Shimmick-Herzog a Joint Venture.This first contract includes completing the design and construction of the line ...
Canadian Pacific Logistics Solutions developed a new wind energy supply chain connecting manufacturers in Quebec, Canada, and Florida with a new clean energy transload facility in upper New York state. "CPLS has demonstrated competence and expertise in the movement of these super- ...
New York State awarded $785 million for the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, continuing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's efforts to redesign the way state government works in order to drive economic growth and create jobs. Announced in July, Regional Councils represent ...
BNSF named Zak Andersen assistant vice president, community and public affairs, effective January 16, 2012, reporting to John Ambler, vice president, corporate relations. Andersen will oversee the public affairs team within the corporate relations department, with additional responsibil ...
Canadian Pacific is expanding the transportation of crude oil by rail from the Saskatchewan Bakken Formation. CP is now increasing volumes of crude oil movement by rail out of the Saskatchewan Bakken oil formation through a new CP transload facility, operated by Bulk Plus Logistics in ...
The Surface Transportation Board has initiated a second independent audit to verify the Canadian National's monthly operational and quarterly environmental reports to assist the board in monitoring the impact of CN's acquisition of the EJ&E West Co. This second audit will focus on the ...
Plans to replace the aging Interstate 5 Columbia River Crossing bridges connecting Vancouver, Wash., and Portland, Ore., and build an interstate transit link can now move forward. The Record of Decision represents the final clearance of the project's environmental review and allows Oreg ...
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