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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Dec. 30, 2016 that Martin Klepper will join the USDOT Build America Bureau (Bureau) as the initial executive director.
New Year’s Day, 2017: Nearly 88 years after the first bond issue was floated to finance construction of a subway under Second Avenue on New York City’s East Side, the…
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) announce a networking event and nature tour during the 2017 NRC Conference.
The Latin American Association of Mehn Networks & Subways (Alamys) announced on December 9 that its principal member, Santiago Metro, won a tender from the Colombian Ministry of Transport to…
After months of negotiations, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 have agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement.
Said the New York Times in 1957: “The Second Avenue Subway, envisioned long ago and promised in 1951, probably will never be built.” It took nearly 60 years, but on…
MTA New York City Transit’s long-anticipated Second Avenue Subway will make its inaugural run in time for New Year’s Eve, with revenue service launching at noon on Jan. 1, 2017.
The Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) voted Dec. 19 to amend the Ruggles Station Transportation Project contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc,…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Michael S. Venter an Assistant Vice President and Senior Engineering Manager in its New York City office.
At the inaugural meeting of the UITP (International Association of Public Transport) International Rail Forum for North America in New York City Dec. 8-9, three themes emerged among domestic and…
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