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LIRR partners with Waze for crossing safety initiative The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Waze, a crowd-sourced traffic and GPS navigation software, are collaborating in an effort to improve safety for Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) passengers.  

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) is holding a series of three community meetings to discuss six concepts for a future rail line for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor project. The six concepts look at...
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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Waze, a crowd-sourced traffic and GPS navigation software, are collaborating in an effort to improve safety for Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) passengers.     The MTA has announced the start of...
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Julie D'Orazio has been named national market leader for transit and rail at engineering and professional services consultancy WSP USA.     In her new role, D'Orazio, a senior vice president based in the New York office, will...
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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will hold three symposia in Washington, D.C., throughout the summer to answer questions and address best practices surrounding the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC). The first symposium will be held...
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The feasibility of advancing the Dumbarton Transportation Corridor will be explored thanks to an agreement between the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) Board of Directors; Facebook, Inc., and Plenary Group.   Officials say the increased number...

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recommended 26 projects to be awarded a total of $1.54 billion in federal funds as part of the FY18 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program. USDOT had up...
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A New Hampshire city is looking to revive its passenger rail service, and has hired an engineering consultant to help.     The city of Nashua has contracted with AECOM of Los Angeles to study the restoration of...
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A bridge project that will support work performed as part of the Walk Bridge Program in Connecticut will begin in mid-June. The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) will start the first half of the Ann Street...
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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) notified the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) on June 4 that a Record of Decision (ROD) has been issued for the next six miles of the transportation authority's Bay...
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Suzanne Silverman has joined the New York City office of Denver-based Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP as a partner.     She will be part of the firm's Rail, Transit, Highways, and Infrastructure practice group, working with Adam...