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News From 10/16/2017



Gov. Christie kicks off Portal Bridge replacement project »

KEYWORDS: Amtrak, Portal Bridge, Chris Christie, Amtrak Gateway, Portal Bridge North, rail bridges

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Santana to become CEO of GE Transportation »

KEYWORDS: GE Transportation, GE, Rafael Santana, Jamie Miller, rail suppliers, John Flannery,

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FTA unveils environmental report for SEPTA's King of Prussia Rail project »

KEYWORDS: SEPTA, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, King of Prussia Rail, King of Prussia, Norristown High Speed Line, Philadelphia, SEPTA extension

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Freight index reaches monthly high in August »

KEYWORDS: Freight Transportation Services Index, TSI, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, BTS,

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Denver RTD receives FRA approval to wrap up G Line testing »

KEYWORDS: Federal Railroad Administration, FRA, Colorado Public Utilities Commission, RTD G Line, RTD commuter rail, David Genova,

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New York City Transit to renovate Astoria Line stations »

KEYWORDS: MTA New York City Transit, NYCT, Ronnie Hakim, Astoria Line, New York City subways

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APTA names new board members, honors transit agencies' marketing efforts »

KEYWORDS: APTA, American Public Transportation Association, Nathaniel Ford Sr., transit leadership, transit execs, APTA leadership

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Georgia Ports Authority announces record cargo in FY2017 »

KEYWORDS: Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Nathan Deal, GPA, Griff Lynch, intermodal, Georgia Ports Authority cargo volumes,

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10/16/2017 - 10/20/2017
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