Buffalo train station

Hohl Industrial, Scrufari Construction win $27.7 million contract for new Buffalo station

Hohl Industrial Services Inc. and Scrufari Construction Co. won a $27.7 million design-and-build contract for an intermodal passenger transportation hub planned for downtown Buffalo.

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California rail projects win big as state announces millions in transportation funding

The pot of cash available to contractors, engineers and other rail-service providers in California just got bigger. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced last week that the California Transportation Commission (CTC) will

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BUILD Grants awarded for rail projects in five states

Yesterday was a good day for railroaders and contractors with their eyes on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) program.  Programs in five states received word

Valley Metro CIG grant fully funded

Valley Metro, in partnership with the city of Tempe, Ariz., has received the full $75 million in funds allocated through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Capital Investment Grants (CIG) in support of

Final four vie for Philly Amtrak station project

Amtrak has narrowed to four teams in its search for a master developer for its Northeast Corridor station project in Philadelphia.

FRA finalizes HSR rulemaking

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Nov. 21 issued a final rule establishing what it’s calling “modern, performance-based safety standards for railroad passenger equipment.”

Sound Transit celebrates groundbreaking for Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension

The Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) has started the construction of its 2.4-mile Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension, which will extend the current rail line from the Theatre District in

Bridge installation moves CTA 95th/Dan Ryan Terminal Improvement Project forward

The 95th/Dan Ryan Terminal, one of the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) largest station improvement projects, has moved closer to completion with the installation of a steel pedestrian bridge connecting the North and

Amtrak OIG says railroad can cut up to $6.4M in costs

Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audit, released Nov. 9, states that the passenger railroad service is capable of reducing the cost of service and inspection activities by adjusting workloads and staffing

Lhota resigns as MTA chairman

Joseph J. Lhota, chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which operates New York City’s subway, has resigned following the re-election of Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a third term, the Wall Street

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