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PTSI Transportation and the Chicago Railroad Superintendents Association are jointly offering the Railroad and Rail Transit Physical Characteristics Training and Testing: Are We Where We Need to Be? conference in…
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued the Public Transportation Safety Program final rule on August 11th.
The American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) announced on August 10th its 2016 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award, also known as System of the Year, to Metro Transit.
Edward Fishman, an experienced attorney who specializes in infrastructure projects, principally in the transportation and logistics sector, has joined the Infrastructure Practice Group of Nossaman LLP as a Partner.
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced on August 10th that a $23 million project to renovate and modernize the Illinois Medical District (IMD) Blue Line station will begin next month. CTA…
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) fifth and longest-serving chairman, Robert R. Kiley, died Tuesday at the age of 80.
At one of its loudest stretches of track- between Balboa Park and Daly City - Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) plans to begin installing custom made rail dampers to help…
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has issued requests for information by Aug. 30, 2016 for a fleet of new trains and for the life-extension of two-thirds of its existing…
Jackie DeWolfe has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Sustainable Mobility for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).
AZTEC Engineering announced Carlos Tarazaga has joined its Rail and Transit Practice.
The governor of the Brazilian state of São Paulo, Geraldo Alckmin, says he wants to privatize six of the nine existing or planned metro and monorail lines serving the city…
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Monday issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for systems integrators interested in development of a new Automated Fare Collection (AFC) system under a performance-based…
Jobs to Move America updates the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)’s upcoming purchase of 940 subway cars with this number: up to 33,165 U.S. jobs could be supported.
The state of New York is implementing aggressive initiatives to fight the Zika virus and partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to combat the virus in the subway system.
The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board approved a plan on August 1 allowing for the installation of solar energy generating equipment at 37 T-owned parking facilities.
PATH ridership in June reached its highest monthly total ever, with nearly 7 million people entering the turnstiles system-wide – a 3.6% increase over June 2015, the Port Authority of…
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) is opting for a full 18-month shutdown of the Canarsie Tunnel, versus a three-year partial shutdown, to rebuild the tunnel, which…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff on July 25, 2016 named Jorge A. Chaves Dominguez as President and Asdrubal Montenegro as Chief Financial Officer of its Latin America region.
Wabtec Corp. on July 25, 2016 reported second-quarter results affected by lower freight sector-related revenues.
Lima metro Line 1 is set to benefit from a significant increase in capacity under an addendum to the concession contract between the Peruvian government and the GyM-Ferrovias consortium, which…
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