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Sound Transit taps Arnold as new chief customer experience officer Russell L. Arnold will serve as Sound Transit's chief customer experience officer, a newly created position at the agency.  

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A revision by the Federal Transit Administration lowering the priority rating for the proposed Gateway rail tunnels could endanger funding for the project linking New York and New Jersey.     The FTA in an annual funding report...
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BNSF unveiled details of its planned $385 million capital plan across Montana, Missouri and Kansas. The focus of all three state programs will be on maintenance projects. BNSF says the largest component of its $135 million...
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Ontario has named David Collenette as the leader of its High Speed Rail (HSR) Planning Advisory Board, officials said.     The appointment comes as Ontario is working to bring high-speed rail service to the province and cut...
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Russell L. Arnold will serve as Sound Transit's chief customer experience officer, a newly created position at the agency.     "As we serve more people throughout our region every day, it is critical that we consider the...
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Heath Hall, the acting administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, the nation's rail safety watchdog, resigned Feb. 11 amid allegations that he was working a second job as a public relations consultant.     Hall was appointed as...

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HNTB Corporation has made two new appointments for leadership roles on its national tunnel and underground team. The firm named Gordon Clark, PE, vice president, as West Division tunnel practice leader. Mark Ramsey was appointed as...
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The regional and short line railroad investment tax credit (known as 45-G for its provision in the Internal Revenue Code) is poised to be signed into law by President Trump following its unexpected insertion into...
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The Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) has received four responses to its Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for design-build work and maintenance for the O'Hare Express operating system.     The project is intended to bring express service at 20...
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CDPQ Infra said two consortia, Groupe NouvLR and Groupe des Partenaires pour la Mobilité des Montréalais (PMM), won contracts for the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project, which will begin construction in April. CDPQ Infra noted that...
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A study conducted by AECOM on behalf of the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) finds it feasible that passenger rail service could return to the Lower Montauk Branch rail corridor. Population along the...

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