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Amtrak seeks to improve and upgrade its WiFI coverage along the Northeast Corridor, and has issued a Request for Proposals to implement such action.

A political action committee opposed to continued streetcar development in Kansas City, Mo., SmartKC, has received $20,000 from Missourians for Responsible Government to continue their fight.

A new research report from the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium, “Transit Access and the Agglomeration of New Firms: A Case Study of Portland and Dallas,” examines why new businesses may or may not be established near rail transit stations.
The leasing marketplace is volatile, aggressive, and hungry.
06 June 2014

What’s the rub?

An optimal friction management program can go a long way toward reducing the stress state of the railroad.
AMT, GO Transit, West Coast Express, and VIA Rail Canada anchor the nation’s passenger rail network. Each faces fiscal challenges.

U.S. rail intermodal volume likely is benefitting from a surge in import volume through U.S. West Coast ports as a labor contract nears expiration, according to a report released Friday, June 6, 2014, by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.

Railway Age's annual compilation spotlights the ever-growing number of cities or regions adding or expanding passenger rail services and equipment.

U.S. freight traffic gained ground for both the week ending May 31, 2014, and indeed for the entire month of May, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, June 5.

The Wyoming LNG Roadmap is a comprehensive analysis of the feasibility, potential, costs, and benefits of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a supplement to diesel fuel in Wyoming’s high horsepower sectors—mining, rail, drilling, pressure pumping, and over-the-road trucking. ...
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