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IEM Corp.: No bad vibes for Sound Transit Troy, N.Y.-based International Electronic Machines Corporation (IEM Corp.) has attained “Substantial Completion” status for its installation of a state-of-the art Vibration Monitoring System for Sound Transit’s light rail system in Seattle, Wash.

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Two experienced rail transit professionals, Joseph Marie and Dave Schumacher, have been named by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff to key management positions. Joseph Marie, with WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff since 2012, has been appointed Operations Manager of the firm’s Transit &...
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Huber & Suhner signed a five-year contract with Bombardier to be its main cable supplier. Bombardier will equip existing and new rolling stock around the world predominantly with Huber & Suhner Radox EN and GKW cables. The two companies signed their first...
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LKG-CMC Inc. (LKG) has named Sheila Wray Given a principal and business development executive in the firm’s Glendale, Calif., headquarters, with responsibility for the transit and rail market sectors and transit/rail facilities. “With more than 25 years of experience with global...
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The government of Canada and the province of Ontario reached an agreement that makes C$2.97 billion (US$2.3 billion) in combined funding available for infrastructure improvements in the province. The funding is being provided through a new federal infrastructure program, the Public...
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The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $814 million to 135 transportation projects in the state and includes $55 million to four rail and safety projects. The source of the funds includes $732.7 million from the State Highway Operation and Protection Program...

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Proposals for a 46-mile light rail network and a second commuter rail line for Nashville have been included in a 25-year transit strategy for the region, which was presented to the boards of Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (NMTA) and Regional...
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As California's Cap and Trade program of greenhouse gas emissions advances, rail projects receive development grants: On August 16, the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced 14 recipients for the 2016 Transit and Intercity Capital Program (TIRCP) grants. Of the...
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PTSI Transportation and the Chicago Railroad Superintendents Association are jointly offering the Railroad and Rail Transit Physical Characteristics Training and Testing: Are We Where We Need to Be? conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. According to PTSI Transportation Managing...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued the Public Transportation Safety Program final rule on August 11th. It establishes procedural rules for FTA to administer a comprehensive safety program to improve the safety of federally-funded public transportation...
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Edward Fishman, an experienced attorney who specializes in infrastructure projects, principally in the transportation and logistics sector, has joined the Infrastructure Practice Group of Nossaman LLP as a Partner. Fishman, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, “provides project structuring, risk...