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Massachusetts Department of Transportation
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) begins seeking contractor qualifications for Red Line Extension (RLE) project. Also, Sound Transit takes over ownership of Seattle tunnel; SamTrans and Caltrain receive federal funding; and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Amtrak announce that the Valley Flyer passenger service pilot will become permanent.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s Rail and Transit Division is distributing $3 million to seven industrial rail access projects that will help reduce truck traffic in the state.
Amtrak and the Massachusetts and New York State departments of transportation will run the Berkshire Flyer as a seasonal pilot service between New York City and Pittsfield, Mass., beginning July 8.
The first phase of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) long-awaited $2.3 billion Green Line Extension (GLX) debuted on March 21.
Amtrak is in talks with the state of Vermont, the town of Brattleboro and host-railroad New England Central Railroad (a Genesee & Wyoming subsidiary) to build a new station in Brattleboro.