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October 23, 2014

Parsons Brinckerhoff to push Hillsborough County plan

The county’s transportation policy leadership group outlined a public outreach effort that will be carried out by the firm that will include eight community and two regional meetings along with speaking engagements by county leaders.

October 23, 2014

Toronto mayoral debate focusing on transportation

The major talking point is each of the three candidates’ views on subway versus surface rail lines

October 23, 2014

Valley Metro extends Alternate Concepts' rail management contract

During its years of service in Arizona, ACI has continuously delivered strong on-time performance (OTP) for VMR, including 99% OTP during the first nine months of 2014.

October 23, 2014

TriMet unveils newly designed Siemens rail vehicle

The S70 light rail vehicle was designed and manufactured at Siemens’ Sacramento, Calif. plant and includes new features that increase the comfort and safety for the public, make the operation of the vehicles easier and more efficient, and improve the maintenance process.

October 22, 2014

Detroit M-1 streetcar reaches construction milestone

The first nearly 900 cubic yards of concrete was poured along a section of Detroit's M1 Rail on Woodward at John R. in downtown Detroit Saturday.

October 22, 2014

FTA, MARTA studying new light rail line

Though voters defeated the so-called TSPLOST transportation sales tax on July 31, 2012, the need for a light rail line serving the Clifton Corridor has continued to grow.

October 22, 2014

MBTA taps Chinese company for new railcars

The Alliance for American Manufacturers — a national labor group — blasted the deal in a letter yesterday to Gov. Deval Patrick, warning that he will put other companies across the country at a competitive disadvantage in future contracts if the China contract is signed.

October 22, 2014

Alstom to supply 12 Citadis trams

They will serve the Illkirch-Graffenstaden town center, which has considerably been expanded over recent years and will also run on the cross-border line linking the center of Strasbourg in France with Kehl in Germany.

October 22, 2014

Kiel products unveiled at APTA EXPO

Aside from introducing new seating options to the market, the company's products were prominently displayed on MCI's Commuter Coach and Bombardier's railcar for BART.

October 22, 2014

LIRR upgrades 'TrainTracker' app

Among the new features are an easier to use station picker screen, improved arrival countdown screen, enhanced trip search capability, detailed station parking information and a new server, enabling LIRR to handle more TrainTime requests per minute.

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