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Crossrail Transforms London Transport to Move Millions

As one of Europe’s largest construction projects, Crossrail will transform rail transport in London, increasing rail capacity in central London by 10%, supporting regeneration and cutting journey times across the capital.

App to help businesses impacted by K.C. streetcar construction

The app called “KC Streetcar - Open For Business,” gives users points if they "check in" or make purchases at participating restaurants and retailers. The more points you get, the better your chances to win prizes, including a grand prize of $5,000.

Cincinnati streetcar hits construction milestone

The city has finished constructing one mile of streetcar track, despite a three-week project shutdown in December while the project was at risk of being canceled. Additionally, work was stalled at times in January and February, due to extreme winter temperatures.

Hawaii rail project employing more than 1,000 workers

Nearly half of Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation’s 1,042 workers are employed by Kiewit Infrastructure West Co., building the rail’s columns and guideways, and 188 of them are working for Ansaldo Honolulu Joint Venture, designing the railcars and system.

Denver RTD selects FasTracks construction team

Recommended that its board of directors move forward with a proposal from Graham, Balfour Beatty, Hamon Constructors to design and build the North Metro Rail Line to 124th Avenue. The proposal commits to completing construction of the line to 124th by January 2018.

$57M San Francisco Central Subway subcontract awarded

Layne Christensen Co.’s Geoconstruction division received a contract from Tutor Perini Corp. to build the foundation for three underground subway stations. The two-year contract is scheduled to start in early 2014.

First Cincinnati streetcar track installed

The first dozen pieces of track were installed outside Music Hall. MPD, the construction contractor, will adjust the rails to align to specifications over the next two weeks.