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Dallas Area Rapid Transit says it as submitted plans to the federal government updating Dallas’ proposed Oak Cliff streetcar line, linking downtown to the namesake neighborhood that, driven by citizen advocacy, has spearheaded the project.
Portland, Ore., is dropping its streetcar order from Clackamas, Ore.-based United Streetcar LLC from six to five, reportedly due to manufacturing issues and the need to keep the city’s $148 million streetcar expansion project within budget. Officials maintain that the 3.3-mile Eas ...
During eight days earlier this month, Norfolk Southern completed $16.2 million in track, bridge, and signal improvements in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Monongahela Valley, the Class I railroad says. ...
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman and CEO Jay H. Walder announced Wednesday that MTA is cutting an additional $2 billion from its 2010-2014 Capital Program. ...
CSX has reported record second-quarter results, with operating income up 21% to $926 million, earnings per share up 28% to 46 cents, and an operating ratio that dropped to 69.3%, an improvement of 190 basis points. ...
Bombardier Transportation on Wednesday said that, pursuant to the original contract announced in July 2006, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has placed orders for 300 additional rapid transit cars. ...
CN Tuesday said it plans to construct two more extended sidings on its Northern Ontario main line this year, bringing its investments in seven long sidings on this route to more than C$30 million. Two additional extended sidings, costing a total of C$10 million, are planned for this main line in 201 ...

Officials and planners in Providence, R.I., will seek $50 million in federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) funding for an urban circulator, with streetcar the leading option at present.

Railway Interchange 2011 takes place in two months, beginning Sept. 18, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minn. ...
A poll taken last month by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association suggests central Florida residents may be confused by recent decisions to advance, or terminate, passenger rail projects in the Sunshine State.Florida Gov. Rick Scott early this year rejected nearly $1.2 billion in federal funds for ...
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