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PANYNJ approves two PATH substation replacements The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners approved two projects to replace aging substations in order to continue to upgrade the century-old line's infrastructure.

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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners approved two projects to replace aging substations in order to continue to upgrade the century-old line's infrastructure. The projects, which total $134.5 million,...
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The GO Regional Express Rail (GO RER) program has reached a milestone with the completion of the Dufferin Street Bridge Widening project in the Greater Toronto Area. The bridge, which passes over Queen Street West, was...
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WSP USA, the company formerly called Parsons Brinckerhoff, has named two rail transit industry veterans to executive positions.   Stephen Bonina, P.E., joins as Vice President and Eastern Region Fleet Manager for WSP's TEC (Transit & Rail...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke at a July 19 luncheon for the Long Island Association where he outlined the historic $5.6-billion transformation of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).   The LIRR system overhaul is part...
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Metra is moving forward with its plan to develop and install suicide prevention signs on station platforms along each of its 11 lines. In a presentation given at the agency's monthly Board of Directors meeting, Metra's...

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Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) celebrated the groundbreaking for the Newark Regional Transportation Center, parking lot and access road on July 17.   "This project represents an important part of our efforts to support the rebirth of...
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Plans for privately-financed 250-mile commuter rail network centered on Ottawa and Gatineau took a step forward on July 1, when the Moose Consortium of eight local companies exchanged letters of intent with a consortium of...
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Coney Island-bound platforms at seven Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) N stations in Brooklyn will close on July 31 for the final phase of a major $395.7-million renovation project. The purpose of the renovation is to modernize...
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Metra's Board of Directors along with agency officials sent the Metra Safety Train on an excursion to "highlight the numerous ways that Metra strives to operate the safest possible railroad for its customers, employees, local...
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New Jersey Transit (NJT) has adopted a Fiscal Year 2018 budget of $3.6 billion "that supports continued investments in infrastructure and equipment to maintain the system in a state of good repair and enhance the...

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