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Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY), Rep. James McGovern (D-MA), Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) have introduced the Transit Parity Act. The bipartisan bill would maintain tax credit…
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Board of Directors has adopted the Fiscal Year 2014 operations and capital budgets, which will take effect on July 1.
The reduced level of federal investment in Northeast Corridor (NEC) infrastructure has resulted in a cumulative degradation of its components, nearing the loss of asset functionality and decreased reliability of…
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's (VTA) Board of Directors awarded the Granite Rock Company, doing-business-as Pavex Construction Division, a $16.8 million construction contract award for the continued improvements planned…
Union Pacific received the 2012 Rail Carrier of the Year Award from WWL Vehicle Services Americas. The award evaluates rail carriers on criteria such as transit and damage-free delivery performance.…
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) opened an information center at Port Washington Station to detail the benefits of the LIRR's proposed track extensions at its Port…
Ritron, Inc., has delivered an order for 350pcs of the Ritron NXDN digital locomotive radios to the Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) in Philadelphia, Pa.
Crouch Engineering is expanding, starting with the creation of new departments and a restructuring of its management. The company named Richard Brann as vice president and general manager. Harvey Crouch,…
Rail grinding management is an important part of a railroad's maintenance practices, with an end goal of giving rail the longest life-cycle possible.
The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2013-14 FY budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles, supporting more than 8,500 jobs, and includes $111.2 million…
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