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Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) says its $130 million smart-card payment system, now dubbed "SEPTA Key," will be implemented on Philadelphia-area buses and subways beginning early next year, with implementation on light rail transit operations to follow.

Canadian Pacific’s Holiday Train program is returning to the rails for a 16th year to raise money, provide food, and promote awareness for food banks and hunger issues across Canada and the U.S. Since 1999, the program has raised close to C$9.5 million and 3.3 million pounds of food for North ...
Kevin B. Myles has joined Marsh, a global provider insurance brokering and risk management, as a Vice President in its Global Rail Practice.
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Construction has received a Brunel Commendation for the Fulton Transportation Center. This was the only U.S. recognition out of 92 entries received from 14 countries for the 12th Brunel Awards competition for excellence in architectural and ...
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has inducted Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Advisor Ronald J. Tober into its Hall of Fame.
AXION International Holdings, Inc. (AXIH), a supplier of recycled-plastic and plastic-composite ECOTRAX® ties and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, has received an or ...
American Honda Motor Corporation (AHM) of North America has awarded Road & Rail Services, Inc., with two awards: “Processor of the Year Performance Excellence Award for 2014,” and “Superior Quality for 2014.” Both were presen ...
Valley Metro Rail (VMR), Phoenix, Ariz., has extended its light rail management services contract with Alternate Concepts, Inc. (ACI) through Dec. 31, 2016. ...

The Railway Supply Institute on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 released its railcar industry order, delivery, and backlog statistics for the third quarter, noting the quarter was the largest ever for car orders, notching 42,900 cars.

Freight rail traffic continued to increase for North America's three largest economies in the week ending Oct. 18, 2014, led by strong U.S. rail gains, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Thursday, Oct. 23.

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