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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. ...
Norfolk, Va., will open the newest U.S. light rail transit service for passengers next Friday, August 19, with opening ceremonies beginning Thursday evening at MacArthur Square Station in downtown Norfolk. But a careless automobile driver got a one-week jump on the opening day event, hitting a te ...
Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York, and Texas lead the list of 11 states that host “the largest concentration of railway supply companies in terms of number of facilities, total number of employees, and total sales,” the Railway Supply Institute announced Thursday. ...
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending August 6, 2011, was up a “modest” 0.4% compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. intermodal volume for the week improved somewhat more, up 1.9%, compared with the same week last ye ...
A proposal for a C$950 million light rail transit network serving Greater Victoria, British Columbia, continues to garner vocal support from numerous public officials. “In public transit's analysis, by any long shot, LRT trumps the bus rapid transit and that's important. The eco ...
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