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watco-celebrates-new-alabama-stat-center
May 26, 2017
Watco Companies celebrated a new Safety Through Awareness and Training (STAT) Center with a ribbon cutting. The state-of-the-art facility is located in Fairfield, Ala. and will be home to training hundreds of Watco team members each year. The center was created...
port-everglades-adding-container-berths
May 26, 2017
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners this week approved Port Everglades’ plans for a $437.5-million expansion – the most expensive capital project in its history – to add new berths for larger cargo ships and install infrastructure for new...
metra-board-approves-inward-facing-cameras
May 26, 2017
The Metra Board of Directors approved a trio of contracts May 24 that will see inward-facing cameras installed on its system, renovations made to its Hazel Crest Station and work performed on several bridges.    Metra says it was taking steps to...
strato-hits-21-with-ttx
May 25, 2017
For the 21st consecutive year, Strato, Inc. is the recipient of TTX Company’s SECO (Supplier Evaluation Committee) Award, placing it in the category of top companies earning the TTX Excellent Supplier designation. The SECO award is for 2016. TTX Company rates...
librera-heads-mta-staten-island-railway
May 25, 2017
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has appointed Sally Librera, a longtime professional in MTA New York City Transit’s Department of Subways operations, to Vice President and Chief Officer of the Staten Island Railway (SIR). She is the first...

alltranstek-promotes-bernabei
May 25, 2017
AllTranstek L.L.C. has promoted Allison Bernabei to Vice President of Fleet Management Services. Her appointment “will unite the fleet management group, which is...
seattle-port-grade-separation-receives-funds
May 25, 2017
A planned grade separation that will improve traffic flow and safety has received funding from the Port of Seattle Commission. The commission on May 23...
cuomo-outlines-penn-station-action-plan
May 24, 2017
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined an action plan to help transit riders deal with the impending work Amtrak is planning at Penn Station during the summer....
freight-traffic-still-bouncing-back
May 24, 2017
Rail freight traffic continued its recovery, as volume rose consistently during 2017’s first 20 weeks and registered a solid gain for the week ending May 20, the...
final-rfp-for-mbta-green-line-project
May 24, 2017
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has asked for final proposals for the revived Green Line extension project from three design-build contractor...

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