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SFRTA: Tri-Rail ridership up in 2011
The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority's total ridership, including weekends and holidays, reached 3,948,100 in 2011, up from 3,644,978 in 2010, showing an increase of 8.3 percent.
Methods that make the cut
Suppliers are producing machines and developing methods to tackle unwanted vegetation. Weeds, plants and other undergrowth are Mother Nature’s little annoyances to the railroads. Vegetation management crews are constantly out…
WMATA GM recommends budget that continues path of improvement
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager and CEO Richard Sarles recommended operating and capital budgets for the next fiscal year that continue the authority's path of improvement on safety…
BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension days from receiving federal grant
California's Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority was notified by the Federal Transit Administration that VTA's $900 million grant request for the Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project…
Sen. Feinstein: Combine High Speed Rail Authority with CalTrans
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) urged California Governor Jerry Brown to act swiftly to improve the viability of high-speed rail in California by strongly supporting a plan to move the California…
CSX Select Sites to offer access to rail-ready properties
CSX introduced a new program, CSX Select Sites, offering customers an easy way to access certified, rail-ready properties for a variety of industrial uses.
STB Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council appointments
The Surface Transportation Board selected new appointees to serve on the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council. RSTAC consists of 15 members appointed by the board's chairman. It provides a forum for…
L.B. Foster Rail Products facility selected for IndustryWeek 2011 Best Plants Award
L.B. Foster Company's Pueblo, Colo., rail products plant has been chosen by IndustryWeek magazine as one of 10 North American manufacturing facilities to receive the publication's 2011 Best Plants Award.…
NS facilitates $9.5 billion in industrial investment in 2011
Norfolk Southern participated in the location of 73 new industries and the expansion of 27 existing industries along its rail lines in 2011.
Patriot Rail donates railroad to Mississippi counties
Patriot Rail Corp. has donated its 21-mile Mississippi & Skuna Valley Railroad to Calhoun and Yalobusha counties in Mississippi.
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