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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) opened its new Staten Island Railway (SIR) Arthur Kill station Jan. 21, marking its first addition to the line in two decades.
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $127 million to 49 projects to maintain the state's infrastructure systems.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is testing two prototypes of portable track vacuum systems to bolster the network’s efforts to keep tracks clean.
The Metropolitan Council (Met Council), which serves the Twin Cities, received approval from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to begin engineering on the Blue Line extension.
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, named Nathan Henderson as president of R. J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC, and of Noel Rush to serve as senior vice president Commercial Development,…
U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) met with U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary-designate Elaine Chao on Jan. 18 to discuss infrastructure priorities, specifically, the Gateway Program.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a proposed General Directive aimed at reducing the frequency of stop signal overruns in the rail transit industry.
London Trackwork Inc., a supplier of rail transit track components, has been awarded a contract for special trackwork for Canada’s Valley Line light-rail transit project in Edmonton, AB.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joined local dignitaries participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2 project in Charlotte, N.C., on Jan. 14.
A Congressionally-mandated report has found that U.S. infrastructure requires more investment to maintain existing systems, as well as tackle a significant backlog of repair work.
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