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USDOT makes $199 million available for PTC on commuter railroads
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is accepting applications for $199 million in competitive grants to implement Positive Train Control (PTC) on commuter railroads.
TIGER VIII: Rail projects receive $80.7 million
Elected officials have begun releasing information about projects awarded grants from the eighth round of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.
Feinberg calls for greater action to enhance crossing safety
Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah E. Feinberg is calling for additional action to remedy a "solvable problem" by preventing fatalities at grade crossings.
FTA issues final TAM rule
A final rule by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requires the administration's grantees to develop management plans for their public transportation assets, including vehicles, facilities, equipment and other infrastructure.
Wiedefeld proposes permanent early close schedule for WMATA rail system
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Paul J. Wiedefeld is proposing a reduction in the number of operational hours of the Metrorail system for…
Denver Eagle P3 B Line takes flight
The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) on July 25, 2016 officially completed and opened the Denver Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project B Line. The electrified six-mile line links Denver's Downtown…
MBTA Board approves Red Line winter resiliency contract
A contract worth $18.5-million for the second round of winter resiliency work was approved by the Massachusetts Bay transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB).
USDOT creates Build America Bureau
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has established the Build America Bureau, which will drive transportation infrastructure development projects in the United States by streamlining credit and grant opportunities while…
First Transit, Rio Grande Pacific, CTC, Inc. awarded Denton County Transportation Authority A-train operations and maintenance contract
Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (RGPC), CTC, Inc., and First Transit, Inc., have been awarded an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) contract from Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA).
LACMTA turns to women to build Los Angeles
Twenty-one women graduated from the first Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) all-female construction boot camp as part of the Women Build Metro Los Angeles program.
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