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Motiva Enterprises LLC and Vecenergy have reached an agreement to construct a fuel grade ethanol rail offloading facility at the Motiva Port Everglades, Fla., terminal. The expanded operations will allow for the delivery of ethanol unit trains directly into existing Motiva storage tanks. The new ...
Union Pacific named D. Lynn Kelley, Ph.D., vice president of continuous improvement effective July 1. She succeeds Richard McClish, who is retiring and will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Young. "Lynn brings process improvement expertise that should create new ...
Diana Sorfleet has joined CSX Corporation as vice president and chief human resources officer, reporting to Lisa Mancini, senior vice president and chief administrative officer. "We're very pleased to welcome Diana to the CSX team. Her experience in a safety-focused industry and h ...
Sen. Mark Kirk (D-IL) revealed legislation to mobilize $100 billion in private investment to build new roads, railroads and airports. "Our roads, rail, transit and airports are facing unprecedented funding shortfalls," Senator Kirk said. "We should not further burden wor ...
Sen., Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on the Federal Railroad Administration to direct $2.2 billion in unused railroad funds forfeited by New Jersey's for the Access to the Region's Core tunnel project to cover the remaining costs of the East Side Access tunnel project. New Jersey was ...
Union Pacific will continue improving Idaho's transportation infrastructure with a $23.1 million investment in the rail line that runs from Weiser to Mountain Home in the west and from Pocatello to Idaho Falls in the east. The 180-mile project includes removing and installing new rail ...
Passengers can board The Tide, Virginia's Hampton Roads Transit light-rail line, an estimated $338 million dollar project, Aug. 19 for a free three-day preview before regular paid service begins Aug. 22. The Tide had three previously missed opening dates. The latest delay in opening th ...
Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool plans to double the number of security cameras across the rail system, while also working with police to enhance security for passengers. Under the plan, Chicago police will deploy teams, called Wolfpacks, as well as plainclothes officers to p ...
Oregon's Coos Bay Rail line was annexed into the Port of Coos Bay's Port District with legislation signed by Gov. John Kitzhaber. By giving the Port control of the rail line, it gives the Port eligibility to apply for additional grants and loans not otherwise available to them. The rai ...
The BART Board of Directors will discuss at its June 23 meeting whether to proceed with a pilot proposal for later service on Friday nights. BART has been gathering public input on the proposal that would extend service by one hour on Friday nights but would also mean starting service ...
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