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The Surface Transportation Board on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, noted that for the sixth consecutive year, it "has been ranked No. 1 among small federal agencies by the Partnership for Public Service (PPS)," through the latter's 2014 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings.

North American freight rail traffic notched gains over comparable 2013 levels as the month of December began, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

In order to fund long-term capital investments in intercity rail service, Congress “should focus on . . . providing predictable, dedicated funding to develop and implement capital investments for the Northeast Corridor (NEC) and other rail corridors between America’s major metropolitan area ...
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 awarded a three-year, $6 million contract to HNTB to conduct a cost determination study on the proposed extension of PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) rapid transit service to Newark Liberty International Airport. ...
Maryland state officials, state media outlets, and rail advocates are voicing cautious enthusiasm over funds identified in the fiscal year 2015 federal spending bill, still to be passed, for both Baltimore's Red Line light rail transit project and the bicounty Purple Line LRT route spanning acros ...
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Canadian Pacific Railway has been recognized as a leader for the depth and quality of climate change data it has disclosed to investors and the global marketplace through CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), the internation ...

A "previously unreleased" high speed rail pre-feasibility study was highlighted on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 by High Speed Rail Canada, an advocacy group, which urged the Ontario provincial government to advance London-Kitchener-Toronto high speed rail service.

A Milwaukee Common Council committee voted on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, to advance Mayor Tom Barrett's plan for two tax incremental financing districts (TIF) to pay for the city's proposed downtown streetcar, opposed by county and state political officials.

North Dakota has ordered producers of oil from the Bakken shale field to begin removing flammable natural gas liquids from the product before crude-by-rail (CBR) transport to other locations.

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