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Wednesday, 03 April 2013
03 April 2013

North Kansas City eyes nearby streetcar line

North Kansas City, Mo., is weighing the idea of reaching a pact with its larger neighbor for a feasibility study to extend the planned Kansas City starter line.

Wednesday, 03 April 2013
03 April 2013

Study: Extend Ottawa O-Train, boost LRT use

An interagency report released Tuesday recommends Ottawa's existing O-Train diesel light rail transit (DLRT) service be extended across the Ottawa River "to better integrate transit between the downtown cores of Ottawa and Gatineau."

Tuesday, 02 April 2013
02 April 2013

Boston South Station expansion focus faulted

Criticism of a proposed $850 million expansion plan for Boston's South Station is coming not just from fiscal conservatives and anti-rail partisans, but now also from those arguing current plans ignore a long-sought link with the city's North Station.

Tuesday, 02 April 2013
02 April 2013

Operation Lifesaver releases 2012 annual report

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. on Tuesday released its 2012 Annual Report, which reviews the organization's accomplishments, according to President and CEO Joyce Rose.

Tuesday, 02 April 2013
02 April 2013

GAO audit lauds CHSRA

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) received politically critical praise April 1 that was no April Fool's joke, as a Government Accountability Office (GAO) audit gave CHSRA good reviews for its conduct and procedures.
Monday, 01 April 2013
01 April 2013

Phoenix Sky Train ready to debut

The Phoenix Sky Train, featuring Bombardier automated people mover (APM) equipment, will open for revenue service April 8, linking Sky Harbor Airport Terminal 4 to parking lots and Valley Metro light rail transit at 44th Street and Washington.

Thursday, 28 March 2013
28 March 2013

Next California city eyeing streetcars: Riverside

Riverside, Calif. Mayor Rusty Bailey is proceeding with plans for a 12-mile streetcar line linking University of California-Riverside with the city's western boundary.

Thursday, 28 March 2013
28 March 2013

CP reopens line after Minnesota oil spill

Canadian Pacifc on Thursday said it had resumed service in western Minnesota after a derailment spilled up to 30,000 U.S. gallons of oil.

Thursday, 28 March 2013
28 March 2013

New streak? U.S. carload freight up again

U.S. freight carload traffic logged a second straight week of gains, albeit modest ones, measured against the comparable period in 2012, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

Thursday, 28 March 2013
28 March 2013

Amtrak emphasizes capital in FY14 request

Amtrak is seeking $2.1 billion in capital funding for fiscal year 2014, which begins Oct. 1, to obtain more passenger rail cars and continue its momentum in improving infrastructure.

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