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Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

New York MTA gets $193 million in Sandy aid

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are awarding New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority $193.1 million in Hurricane Sandy recovery funds, including initial reimbursement costs incurred by New York City Transit, Long Island Ra ...
Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

Late-month rally: U.S. freight traffic up

Both U.S. freight carload traffic and U.S. intermodal volume rose in the week ending March 2, 2013, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, a departure of the split results recorded for much of this year and predominant during 2012 as well.

Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

LA City Council OKs streetcar funds

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday voted to approve up to $352 million in operating funds for a proposed streetcar linking the city's Civic Center and its Convention Center, as well as several neighborhoods.

Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

TransLink study favors more Skytrain technology

Brushing aside mounting complaints of modal bias from some British Columbia rail advocates and Vancouver metropolitan area officials, TransLink says its latest study shows SkyTrain technology is the best bet for expanding rail options to Vancouver and Surrey.

Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

NJ Transit equipment recovery work continues

New Jersey Transit Corp. has awarded Bombardier Transportation a $16 million contract for repair to its BiLevel fleet damaged by flooding during Hurricane Sandy last October.

Wednesday, 06 March 2013
06 March 2013

New Orleans mulls next streetcar extension

New Orleans' Regional Transit Authority has begun holding public meetings to seek input for its next streetcar project, the N. Rampart St./St. Claude Ave. expansion. The extension roughly parallels the Mississippi River.

Wednesday, 06 March 2013
06 March 2013

Colorado DOT taps LED rail crossing safety signs

Fort Worth, Tex.-based CTC, Inc. said Tuesday the Colorado Department of Transportation has obtained 52 "Do Not Stop on Tracks" signs for 26 highway-rail grade crossings in the Centennial State, using light-emitting diode (LED) technology.
Tuesday, 05 March 2013
05 March 2013

Analyzing “fail to couple” yard events

When it occurs, car-coupling failure adds cost to the bottom line, adding up to millions of dollars each year, and making prevention a priority.
Tuesday, 05 March 2013
05 March 2013

FEC CEO Hertwig to address The New Intermodal Age

Florida East Coast Railway President and CEO James R. Hertwig is the luncheon speaker Tuesday, April 2, for The New Intermodal Age Conference and Expo, to be held April 2-3, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Md. 

Tuesday, 05 March 2013
05 March 2013

Amtrak touts strong cost-recovery ratio

Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman, addressing a Congressional committee Tuesday, said Amtrak is leveraging record ridership to reduce dependence on federal operating subsidies.

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