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Caltrain honored for Los Gatos Creek Project Caltrain's Los Gatos Creek Bridge Replacement Project has been recognized with the Construction Management Association of America's (CMAA) Northern California Project Achievement Award in the transportation category.  

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Caltrain's Los Gatos Creek Bridge Replacement Project has been recognized with the Construction Management Association of America's (CMAA) Northern California Project Achievement Award in the transportation category.     The award recognizes excellence in construction management, officials said....
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The Réseau de transport métropolitain (RTM) officially rebranded itself as exo May 23.     The organization manages train, paratransit and bus services for Quebec's Greater Montréal area, focusing on the North and South shores. The RTM came about...
ace-to-bart-rail-connection-project-receives-planning-grant
Officials announced last week California's approval of a $750,000 grant for planning efforts to connect the Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) rail systems.     Officials say the connection would relieve congestion on...
dhs-issues-nofo-for-security-grants
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity for eight DHS preparedness grant programs, totaling $1.6 billion. There are a total of $198 million in grants available in three categories related to...
fra-plans-june-4-webinar-to-discuss-ptc-grants
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will host a webinar on June 4 aimed at helping those seeking funding for the recently announced positive train control (PTC) grants. The administration will award $250 million of its available PTC...

cta-begins-two-blue-line-station-projects
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced May 22 the launch of the next two major Blue Line station improvement projects, as part of the $492 million Your New Blue program.     The plan will tackle the Belmont...
lirr-moves-forward-with-infrastructure-hardening-operational-efficiency-plan
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has announced LIRR Forward, a new initiative through which the railroad intends to revamp its operations and efficiency.     LIRR President Phil Eng said in a May...
texrail-opens-fort-worth-maintenance-facility
TEXRail trains got a new home the morning of May 22 with the celebratory opening of a new Equipment Maintenance Facility (EMF).     The EMF for Tarrant County's forthcoming commuter rail line is located at 3137 E....
utility-relocation-small-but-critical-step-for-gateway-program
The Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC) is lauding a financial agreement that will allow for utilities to be relocated from the path of Section 3 of the Hudson Yards Concrete Casing project. The utility relocation is...
nj-transit-launches-new-fare-collection-system
New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) announced May 17 the launch of a new, modernized fare collection system for its trains this week.     The agency is kicking off a pilot program through which some train crews will...