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Menendez presses Chao on Gateway It has been one of the Obama Administration's transportation priorities. The question is: will it be one of the Trump Administration's?

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Edwin E. Tatem has been named construction services manager, transportation & infrastructure, for the central region at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. In his new position, Mr. Tatem is responsible for the service and delivery of construction inspection and resident engineering services...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Joseph McMahon retired from Amtrak after 51 years of service as a locomotive engineer, beginning with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad in 1963 and concluding with Amtrak in 2014. His area of expertise is the...
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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff announced Jan. 12 that it will assume the WSP name effective May 2017. The firm has operated as WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff since the acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff by WSP in October 2014. “We are adopting a single...
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New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast, Railway Age’s 54th Railroader of the Year, leads the world's largest agency of its kind. In this wide-ranging interview with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono, Prendergast reflects on his...
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Jan. 10 unveiled a proposal to invest $120 million to provide enhancements to 16 Long Island Railroad (LIRR) stations and improve system connectivity with a new terminal at MacArthur Airport and a new stop at...

video-interview-2017-railroader-of-the-year
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast, Railway Age’s 54th Railroader of the Year, leads the world's largest agency of its kind. In this wide-ranging interview with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono, Prendergast reflects on his...
0-million-improvements-announced-for-lirr
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Jan. 10 unveiled a proposal to invest $120 million to provide enhancements to 16 Long Island Railroad (LIRR) stations and improve system connectivity with a new terminal at MacArthur Airport and a new stop at...
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) approved Jan. 9 further development at its Greenbush Station project. The announced property sale allows a transit-oriented development project at Greenbush Station in Scituate, Mass. to move forward. While the parking area at Greenbush Station to...
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Caltrain says its passengers “are one step closer to a mobile ticketing option” following the Jan. 5 approval by the agency’s Board of Directors to develop the new fare technology. The Caltrain Board approved an estimated $643,733 for a two-year contract...
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Fitch Ratings has assigned an “A” rating to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) approximately $200 million in series 2017A (Climate Bond Certified) transportation revenue bonds, and an “F1” rating to the MTA’s series 2017A transportation revenue bond anticipation...