Closing, and reopening, the Gateway drawbridge

By LAUREN GARDNER and TANYA SNYDER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; March 7, 2018…

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U.S. says New York, New Jersey must pay more for ‘Gateway’ project

By David Shepardson, Reuters; March 6, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New York and New Jersey must shoulder more of the…

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Metro-North to start $94 million renovations at White Plains, New York station

By Ryan Deffenbaugh, Westfaironline.com; March 6, 2018 Metro-North Railroad will start work on a $94 million renovation of the White…

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In World’s Most Expensive City for Building, an Attempt to Lower Costs

By Liz Farmer, Governing Magazine; March 7, 2018 Since President Trump released his long-awaited infrastructure proposal last month, much of…

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Chicago to Indiana: All aboard to South Shore expansion plans? Winning public support still a goal, RDA official says

Opinion By Jerry Davich, Reporter, Post-Tribune, Chicago Tribune; March 6, 2018 My personal history with the South Shore railroad goes…

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Washington: Infrastructure boosters storm the Hill

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Tanya Snyder and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; March 6, 2018 STORMING THE HILL:…

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Rutgers University Leads Rail Safety Research and Education in New Jersey and New York

A press release from Rutgers University – New Brunswick; March 6, 2018 Professor seeks “helluva (better) way to run a…

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Virginia Railway Express releases facility condition report

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 6, 2018 The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) last week released the results from a federally…

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Florida: JAXPORT’s heavy-lift berth used to move locomotives for overseas shipping

A press release from JAXPORT; March 5, 2018: JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Highly trained master riggers moved two locomotives each weighing more…

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Texas: DART awards Red and Blue Line Platform extension contract

From Railway Technology; March 5, 2018 Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has awarded engineering firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam (LAN)…

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