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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued two urgent safety recommendations calling for direct federal safety oversight of Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority's (WMATA) system by the Federal Railroad Administration…
Jackson County and Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) reached a cooperative agreement that will provide the financing necessary for the future acquisition of the 17.7 miles of the Rock…
Canadian Pacific has acquired Steelcare Inc., Canada's largest steel transload facility, which is located in Hamilton, Ontario.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently unveiled its Build America Transportation Investment Center (BATIC), which will serve as the single point of contact and coordination for states, municipalities and…
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded a $93.4-million federal grant agreement to extend SunRail commuter rail service 17.2 miles from Southern Orlando to Osceola County. The extension will provide…
Norfolk Southern's yard in Memphis, Tenn., has a new name and it is "Harris Yard," in honor of Deborah Harris Butler, the railroad's executive vice president planning and chief information…
Progress Rail Services Corporation, supplier of railroad products and services to the railroad and transit industries, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Rail Product Solutions, Inc. (RPS) from…
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has completed a major renovation project on the Clark/Division Red Line station. The project added a new entrance, as well as a fully renovated and modernized…
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has selected Dr. Joshua Schank as the first-ever head of its newly created Office of Extraordinary Innovation, effective October 5, 2015.
Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) 248 has issued its recommendations to settle the four-year contract dispute between New Jersey Transit and the Rail Labor Coalition of 14 unions representing 4,300 union…
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