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More News | August 23, 2017

Metrolinx, the transportation agency for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), has announced that it is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for an experienced Rail Operator to finalize plans for its GO Regional Express Rail. 

| August 23, 2017

The Trans-Hudson rail rapid transit system (PATH) has announced that the average weekday ridership in July has increased by 9.2-percent, up approximately 298,000 passengers.

More News | August 23, 2017

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will complete the reconstruction of the Fresh Pond Bridge on the M line on September 1, concluding the first phase of a $163 million project to replace two deteriorating overpasses on the line.

More News | August 22, 2017

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Texas Central Railroad Company have announced an agreement to work together on an economic development and jobs-creating plan for the high-speed train between Houston and North Texas. 

The joint agreement included the following:

More News | August 22, 2017

The Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration was joined by state and regional transit officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony for Framingham Commuter Rail Station’s new parking Lot.

More News | August 22, 2017

Northwest Transit Systems Partners (NTSP), a joint venture consisting of STV and Mott MacDonald, has been chosen to oversee systems construction of two new extensions for Seattle Sound

| August 21, 2017

The Board of Directors of Metra, the Chicago area commuter rail service, has unanimously selected James M. Derwinski executive director and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2018. He succeeds Don Orseno, who will retire at the end of this year.

| August 21, 2017

WSP USA has named Oliver Ernhofer New York transportation planning manager and senior supervising planner, responsible for managing and leading transportation and transit planning projects in the New York metropolitan area and nationwide.

More News | August 21, 2017

Metro, the St. Louis rail transit operator, has announced that construction has started on the Cortex MetroLink Station, the first new MetroLink station to be added to the region’s light rail system in more than a decade. The station will be located in the central corridor of St.

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