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Will the BART/Millbrae deal force California high-speed rail underground?

The city of Millbrae, Calif., announced an agreement with the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to return several downtown parcels of land that both give the city new opportunities to develop significant mixed-use housing and commercial units and to further leverage its demands that California high-speed rail tracks be under-grounded.

Environmental assessment for Howard Street Tunnel project in Baltimore is released; reconstruction will permit double stacking

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) announced the release of the federally approved environmental assessment for the project to reconstruct the CSX-owned, 126-year-old Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore to allow for double-stacked intermodal container trains to and from the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. This project will increase container capacity and business at the Port and create thousands of jobs.