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Friday, 30 August 2013
30 August 2013

Old cross-borough transit plan gets new push

New York’s Regional Plan Association has revived an old idea, “Tri-Boro RX,” which would link three New York City boroughs with rail transit in a circumferential route around Manhattan.

Thursday, 29 August 2013
29 August 2013

Despite crude strength, U.S. freight traffic slips

Crude-by-rail shipments are aiding U.S. freight traffic week by week, but not enough to keep overall U.S. freight carload volume to fall during the week ending Aug. 24, 2013, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.

Thursday, 29 August 2013
29 August 2013

U.S. regulators reviewing crude-by-rail

The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Federal Railroad Administration are conducting a safety review of crude-by-rail shipments originating in the Bakken Shale formation, specifically within North Dakota and South Dakota. ...
Thursday, 29 August 2013
29 August 2013

Input sought for Norfolk Naval Station LRT

Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) has scheduled three meetings in September to solicit public input on extending The Tide light rail transit to serve Naval Station Norfolk (Va.), including options to such a plan.

Thursday, 29 August 2013
29 August 2013

UTA readies Sugar House streetcar tests

Utah Transit Authority will begin test runs on the Sugar House streetcar line next week, the agency announced Wednesday, Aug, 28, 2013.

Thursday, 29 August 2013
29 August 2013

Detroit M1 targets streetcar RFP release

Detroit's public-private partnership streetcar effort, M1, will issue a request for proposals (RFP) in October, and possibly even earlier, M1 officials say.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013
28 August 2013

DART plans downtown Dallas rail replacement

DART plans to commit $50 million next year to replace 1.25 miles of light rail transit track on Pacific Ave. and Bryan Street in downtown Dallas.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013
28 August 2013

El Paso eludes streetcar funding snafu

The El Paso, Tex. City Council has voted to pay for streetcar design through a $68 million bond package, contingent on the lack of funding expected from the Texas Department of Transportation.

Tuesday, 27 August 2013
27 August 2013

CSX, EDF partner on energy savings

For the fourth consecutive year, CSX participated in the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps, a program that pairs MBA student “fellows” with large corporations to design and suppor ...
Tuesday, 27 August 2013
27 August 2013

SYSTRA names Harrison Sector Manager, Systems

SYSTRA has named Patrick Harrison, P.E., as Vice President and Sector Manager, Systems. He will lead SYSTRA’s signal, communications, and systems integration engineering practice and be based in the company’s New York City headquarters ...
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