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16 August 2011

Detroit-area freight

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s “TranslinkeD” initiative, in partnership with supply chain consulting firm TranSystems, on Tuesday announced it has initiated a 14-week study to identify freight-related economic development opportunities and forecasts in the region (southeast Michiga ...
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) is seeking nominations for its 2011 Outstanding Woman of the Year award. Any woman who works in the North American rail industry is eligible to receive the award. Those submitting candidates should include the nominee's name, railroad affiliati ...
The Long Island Rail Road on Tuesday began testing an option allowing passengers to purchase tickets onboard trains with a credit card. ...
Denver’s Regional Transportation District Monday opened a light rail transit station two blocks west of Denver Union Station, with opening ceremonies held as early as 7:00 a.m. local time. ...
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has selected SPS New England to construct a 120-foot-high, 100-kilowatt wind turbine near MBTA’s Kingston, Mass., station. ...
In an effort to curtail or thwart political disruption through electronic means, BART may inadvertently have triggered a backlash of concern over freedom of speech, which could result in court action. ...
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm says it has been selected to expand its existing yard system at BNSF’s mechanical facility in Memphis, Tenn. ...
INIT, Innovations in Transportation, Inc., said Monday as many as 50 of its employees will be present this Friday for the grand opening of Norfolk, Va.’s new 7.4-mile light rail transit system, The Tide. ...
The Department of Transportation on Friday issued a final rule limiting the number of consecutive hours passenger railroad workers can be on the job. The new Federal Railroad Administration regulation will reduce risk and improve safety for the railroad industry, and for the first time, differen ...
San Antonio-based NuStar Energy L.P. has signed an agreement with two subsidiaries of Houston-based EOG Resources to construct a rail offloading facility in St. James, La., to service crude oil production and natural gas hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) activity in the U.S. ...
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