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Lhota returns as MTA chairman The Metropolitan Transit Authority has turned to a past chief to guide it through its latest crisis.

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RATP Dev North America and McDonald Transit Associates, its North American subsidiary, have appointed veteran airline industry executive Mike Anderson as Vice President of Safety and Security. Based in Fort Worth, Tex., he will be leading all of RATP Dev...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo advanced legislation that would give the state majority control of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), citing the transit agency's "state of crisis."   New York state has six seats on the MTA Board, New York City has...
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Maryland Democrats are proposing a restructuring of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority that would also include dedicated funding for the transit operator. The proposal, released June 19 by suburban representatives and reported in local media, would shrink the WMATA board...
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A financial agreement has been reached between all partners involved in the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex redevelopment project to transform New York City’s James A Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub. “Fifty years after the loss of the original Penn...
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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has notified the 30 U.S. states where rail transit systems operate that federal law requires they establish an FTA-certified State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program by April 15, 2019, otherwise they risk losing funds. “If a state...

deal-struck-for-redeveloped-ny-penn-farley-complex
A financial agreement has been reached between all partners involved in the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex redevelopment project to transform New York City’s James A Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub. “Fifty years after the loss of the original Penn...
fta-get-those-ssos-in
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has notified the 30 U.S. states where rail transit systems operate that federal law requires they establish an FTA-certified State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program by April 15, 2019, otherwise they risk losing funds. “If a state...
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Beginning Monday, June 19, extensive maintenance, cleaning and repair work will be performed along a portion of MTA New York City Transit’s no. 1 Line, as the FASTRACK program returns to Upper Manhattan for two weeks. FASTRACK work will be performed...
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WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, has promoted Barbara Arens to Central Region Business Manager, Transportation and Infrastructure Sector. In her new position, Arens is responsible for managing the firm’s transportation operations in 16 states in the Central region...
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Denver Regional Transportation District and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners (DTP), have been given regulatory approval to begin testing along the G Line on June 14.   Commuter rail trains will begin moving along the corridor from Wheat Ridge through Arvada and...

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