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HNTB Corporation has hired Ian Choudri in the new position of national rail and transit business development director and senior vice president, where he will support the firm's growth across the United States.

As the industry continues to weather the current economic storm, Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl offers the following analysis:

The Chicago Transit Authority is creating a Heritage Fleet program, an effort to preserve and celebrate more than 100 years of history of the CTA and its predecessor companies.

The United States Department of Transportation has awarded a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan of $874.6 million to Purple Line Transit Partners, LLC, for implementation of the Maryland Purple Line.

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has urged the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to abandon its call to require two-person crews in many types of service, citing lack of consideration for economic impact to its small business members in the implementation of a r ...
On June 16, Amtrak, Brandywine Realty Trust, Drexel University, PennDOT and SEPTA unveiled the Philadelphia 30th Street Station District Plan and announced the initiation of several follow-on projects to improve the immediate station area and catalyze fut ...

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) released on June 15 its comments filed with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to withdraw its proposed rule mandating two-person crews on railroads.

The Surface Transportation Board (STB) issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on June 15, 2016 outlining measures to expedite its handling of rate cases.

For the week ending Jun. 11, 2016, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 513,471 carloads and intermodal units, down 7.5% compared with the same week last year.

Two vintage trolleys that once ran on the George Benson Waterfront Streetcar Line in Seattle have arrived in St. Louis for use by the Loop Trolley.

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