Local elected officials
were at a bustling Port of Albany June 14 to announce that they had secured $5
million in federal stimulus funding to pay for the next phase of a wharf
replacement project, the Albany Times Union reports.
New York state and CSXT have set aside differences so that planning can go forward for a high-speed rail line across upstate New York. The parties have signed a pair of agreements to facilitate planning for the passenger-train track that New York intends to build.
Sound Transit's light-rail system has broken the 20,000 mark for weekday ridership, The Seattle Times reported Friday.
Construction begins next month on a $59 million railroad underpass in Downers Grove, Ill., at Belmont Road, one of the state's most frequently blocked crossings, the Chicago Tribune reports.
A lousy economy and lack of interest have forced the West Virginia Public Port Authority to postpone plans for the Prichard Intermodal Terminal, the Associated Press reports.