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Monday, 30 July 2012
30 July 2012

UP again wins Healthy Lifestyles award

Union Pacific has been named one of the 2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles, the only railroad to receive the award offered annually by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH). UP has received this honor each year since the award's inception in 2005.

Friday, 27 July 2012
27 July 2012

Miami Metrorail airport link set to open

Sunday's official coming of Metrorail service to the Miami Intermodal Center will integrate Miami-Dade County's rapid transit system with Miami International Airport.

Friday, 27 July 2012
27 July 2012

STB keeps rate-case fees low

The Surface Transportation Board's latest update of fees shippers must pay to file cases and pleadings, released Friday, contains some increases but leaves unchanged the current $350 fee charged shippers to file a rate complaint, as well as the current $150 fee to file an expedited small rate cas ...
Friday, 27 July 2012
27 July 2012

Fort Worth TEX Rail gets federal grant

Fort Worth Transportation Authority ("the T") has been granted $4 million by the Federal Transit Administration to continue advancing TEX Rail, a 37-mile regional passenger rail service linking southwestern portions of Fort Worth, and the city's downtown area, with Grapevine, Tex., and with Dalla ...
Friday, 27 July 2012
27 July 2012

PATH heads for new ridership record

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey says PATH ridership through the first six months of 2012 was 4% ahead of last year and "on pace to set a new record for the second consecutive year."

Thursday, 26 July 2012
26 July 2012

New York MTA unveils austerity budget

To achieve balanced operating budgets, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it must aggressively cut costs and raise fares and tolls.

Thursday, 26 July 2012
26 July 2012

U.S. freight traffic trend reverts to 2012 norm

U.S. freight traffic for the week ending July 21, 2012 resumed its bifurcated trend for the year—a decline in freight carload volume, an increase in intermodal—the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. freight carload volume for the week fell 1.9%, measured against the com ...
Thursday, 26 July 2012
26 July 2012

STB seeks to “protect captive shippers”

The Surface Transportation Board Wednesday announced "two initiatives to explore ways to further protect captive shippers from unreasonable rail rates." STB said it proposes to reform its rules on how it resolves rate disputes "to ensure that all captive shippers have a meaningful way to ...
Thursday, 26 July 2012
26 July 2012

ARI 2Q results set record, beat Street

American Railcar Industries, Inc. late Wednesday said its second-quarter consolidated earnings from operations set a new quarterly record of $26.0 million, more than triple the $8.2 million for the second quarter of 2011.

Thursday, 26 July 2012
26 July 2012

Western extension of Phoenix LRT OK’d

Arizona's Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Wednesday approved plans for the "Phoenix West" extension of Valley METRO light rail transit.

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