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The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that U.S. surface transportation with Canada and Mexico was 18.1% higher in July 2011 than in July 2010, totaling $72.4 billion. BTS said the value of U.S. surface transportation trad ...
27 September 2011

KCS debuts new website

Kansas City Southern said Tuesday it has introduced “a new look and improved functionality for its website, www.kcsouthern.com//en-us/Pages/Default.aspx. ...
PATCO announced Tuesday that it has partnered with Cubic Transportation Systems to provide Philadelphia/New Jersey region riders with the first transit-branded, contactless Visa® prepaid card in the world. The Wave & Pay ANYWHERE Visa® Prepaid Card began a 12-month pilot program on Sept ...
Patriot Rail, a Florida-based company whose holdings include the Louisiana & North West Railroad (L&NW), is investing $3.3 million in new tracks, equipment, and a 340-acre transload facility as part of a revitalization program for L&NW. The faculty will open officially on Oct. 5. ...
27 September 2011

Bombardier opens

Bombardier Transportation said Tuesday it is opening a new Centre of Excellence (CoE) for its next-generation PrimoveCity technology, located at the company’s engineering and manufacturing site in Mannheim, Germany. ...
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority officially announced Monday it will demonstrate on Tuesday its “first-ever wireless voice and data service from an underground New York City subway station.” MTA officials will be joined by from Transit Wireless, AT& ...
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Monday that massive repairs on Metro-North Railroad's hurricane-damaged Port Jervis Line, at an estimated cost of $50 million, will allow train service to resume by the end of the year. The line is part of Metro-North’s West of H ...
MTA Long Island Rail Road announced Monday that Amtrak is beginning work the weekend of October 1-2 on a multi-year program for the full replacement of track in all four of its East River tunnels. MTA has urged Amtrak, which owns Penn Station, to perform this work to improve the reliability of ...
Ontario’s New Democratic Party said Monday it will oppose current plans to initiate diesel multiple-unit (DMU) train service linking Toronto’s Union Station with Lester B. Pearson International Airport, based on environmental concerns. “In this election voters have a cl ...

Providence, R.I., city planners and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority have proposed a two-mile, $126-million “starter” streetcar line for the state capital.

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