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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize…
The Transportation Committee in Ottawa, ON, Canada, will consider an interim report of the environmental assessment on the western light-rail expansion at its meeting on June 6, 2012.
For the second year in a row, Union Pacific was selected as the top-performing railroad by U.S. agricultural shippers in the third annual Soy Transportation Coalition Railroad Report Card.
A new website for the railroad industry is now available to the public. RailAdvisor.com was created to offer solutions and to inform the industry of a product, service, event or…
Dr. Arnold D. Kerr passed away on May 27, 2012 at the age of 84.
The Restoring Rail Service Act passed in the Canadian Senate and received the Royal Assent, effectively ending the strike at Canadian Pacific, which began on May 23. CP workers represented…
The Chicago Transit Authority, in partnership with IMG Worldwide, issued Requests for Proposals, seeking naming rights and sponsorships for 11 ‘L' stations. O'Hare, Fullerton, Belmont, Addison, Chicago, Grand/State, 95th, North/Clybourn,…
Following an extensive international search, the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors hired Jeff Morales as the authority's new chief executive officer.
The Restoring Rail Service Act has been passed by Canada's House of Commons. The Act would end the work stoppage at Canadian Pacific and its labor disputes with the Teamsters…
GE Transportation has chosen Chicago, Ill., as its global headquarters. Erie, Pa., will remain the headquarters for GE Transportation's global locomotive business and key manufacturing site.
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