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POLB releases FEIR for on-dock rail facility The Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) has been released for the Port of Long Beach's (POLB) proposed redeveloped of a rail yard to transition more cargo to rail.

polb-releases-feir-for-on-dock-rail-facility
The Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) has been released for the Port of Long Beach's (POLB) proposed redeveloped of a rail yard to transition more cargo to rail. Currently, POLB says the ability to build long...
harris-departs-omnitrax-board-for-csx-position
OmniTRAX, Inc., Board Chairman Edmond Harris is resigning after being named executive vice president of operations at CSX Corporation (CSX).     OmniTRAX said the company thanks Harris for his dedication during the past four years he was...
oregon-dot-receives-six-transload-facility-pre-proposals
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) received six pre-proposals from firms willing to build two transload facilities in Treasure Valley and in the mid-Willamette Valley. The Treasure Valley area project received a single proposal while the...
feds-what-gateway-agreement?
Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator K. Jane Williams outlined a series of concerns regarding an updated financial plan for the Hudson Tunnel project in a letter to New York State Director of Budget Robert Mujica...
smart-sand-completes-rail-expansion-at-frac-sand-facility
Smart Sand, Inc. has completed construction of its unit train capable rail facility in Byron Township, Wis., and moved its first unit train via Union Pacific on Dec. 26. "With construction completed, we now have the...

canada-ontario-commit-funds-to-freight-rail-study
Federal and provincial funding has been committed toward freight rail analysis of Ontario's Peterborough-Toronto-Havelock-Blue Mountain corridor. The government of Canada and the province of Ontario are each contributing CA$65,000 (US$51,599) for the Peterborogh-Toronto Freight Rail Analysis...
new-york-new-jersey-commit-to-funding-local-share-of-gateway-project
New York and New Jersey have reached a deal to fund 100 percent the local share of the Gateway Hudson Tunnel Project originally laid out in a 2015 framework agreement, which calls on the federal...
siap-awards-nearly--million-to-north-carolina-rail-projects
Twelve North Carolina freight projects have received nearly $6 million in funding through the Short Line Infrastructure Assistance Program (SIAP), the North Carolina Department of Transportation has announced.     SIAP is a component of the Freight Rail...
rfq-issued-for-metrolinx-lakeshore-west-go-corridor-projects
Ontario and Metrolinx are proceeding with planned improvements for the Lakeshore West GO Transit corridor with the issuance of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ). The planned upgrades to the Lakeshore West GO corridor include track improvements...
aar-offers-up-several-rules-and-regulations-for-usdot-to-reevaluate
Airbrakes, hours of service, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and level boarding rules were included in comments the Association of American Railroads (AAR) filed Friday with the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) concerning federal regulations AAR is...

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