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Canada wants to mandate the use of inward-facing video cameras in the cabs of locomotives, according to a bill filed in Parliament.

Central Washington state’s Port of Quincy is again promoting itself as a less-congested inland alternative to coastal intermodal centers.

VIA Rail Canada recorded a 4.1% increase in ridership to 3.97 million passengers in 2016 and 1.37 billion passenger-kilometers, while revenue jumped by 9.5% from C$297.8 million ($218.75 million) in 2015 to C$324.3 million in 2016.

Kansas City Southern Railway Co. is investing approximately $24.6 million in 2017 on construction and improvement projects on its Pittsburg, Heavener and Shreveport Subdivisions.
Sound Transit is expanding its partnership with Siemens with an order for 30 additional light rail vehicles for the regional transit system serving Seattle and the central Puget Sound area.

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled a comprehensive plan to rapidly modernize the world’s busiest subway system.

Panolin International announced that its HLP SYNTH 32 is the first eco-friendly hydraulic oil to be featured in the Bosch Rexroth RDE 90245 Fluid Rating List.

Infrastructure firm AECOM announced that Navin Sagar has been appointed vice president and national director transit systems of the firm’s transit systems practice in North America.

Streetcars returned to Woodward Avenue in Detroit for the first time in 61 years with the May 12 inauguration of the 3.3-mile Q Line from Larned Street to West Grand Boulevard.

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