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Florida East Coast Industries late Friday said Michael Reininger had been named executive vice president of All aboard Florida, the proposed intercity passenger service planned to span the Sunshine State.
It's official: Amtrak's Northeast Corridor rules. The New York Times says so.
The Department of Transportation Friday released its schedule for public scoping meetings, to be overseen by the Federal Railroad Administration, that form part of the environmental review process for NEC…
Caltrain said Monday it will receive $3.2 million in federal Department of Transportation grant funds to install an advanced signal system needed to support modernized Caltrain service and the eventual…
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded an on-call contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff (a Balfour Beatty company) for construction services in support of the agency’s efforts to implement accelerated…
The Highspeed 2012 Congress, co-hosted by the American Public Transportation Association and the International Railway Union in Philadelphia from July 10 to 13, offered a smorgasbord of knowledge about high…
The North American representative office of InnoTrans said Wednesday that discount registration is being offered to all prospective North American attendees of the show.
Any attendees at the UIC 8th World Congress on High-Speed Rail in Philadelphia last week still skeptical of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's belief in HSR likely had those doubts removed.
Timing its latest revision of plans for the Northeast Corridor (NEC) to coincide with an international high speed rail conference this week in Philadelphia, Amtrak Monday released an updated vision…
Coffee mugs are collectibles, for me in part because I can employ them early and often. Rail-related coffee mugs are well represented in my cabinet, including fallen flags, short lines,…
California's state Senate Friday afternoon, in a close vote, approved $5.8 billion to initiate the state's high speed rail network, following a less contentious vote by the California state Assembly Thursday to…
Local New York-area media report MTA Long Island Rail Road seeks to revamp Penn Station yet again in an effort to upgrade architectural quality and attract more upscale customer retail…
The Federal Railroad Administration has initiated a separate webpage, entitled NEC Future, addressing high speed rail infrastructure upgrades and political discourse for Amtrak's Northeast Corridor (NEC), along with several connecting…
Bombardier Transportation has presented its Transportation Sustainability Awards to SKF Group and General Electric Co., "recognizing accomplishments in the field of sustainable development and emphasizing the strong strategic importance of a responsible supply…
Amtrak on Monday announced Jason D. Molfetas is the company's new chief information officer (CIO), effective immediately. Molfetas will report directly to Amtrak President and CEO Joseph Boardman.
After a half-century, America's celebrated cooperative model of transportation research has gained a railroad focus.
The casual nature of the reference is what caught my attention.
Alstom said Thursday it has equipped the new Bologna High Speed Bypass Line in Italy, scheduled to open in December, with its Atlas 200 signal platform.
Parsons Brinckerhoff said Wednesday it has named Greg Kelly to the newly created position of global Chief Operating Officer (COO). Clifford Eby succeeds Kelly as president of Parsons Brinckerhoff's Americas…
A study being released Tuesday by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute says California's Caltrain service upgrades, including overhead electrification, "will create thousands of construction jobs, significantly increase property values,…
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