Florida extends Virgin Trains’ deadline for Orlando-to-Tampa right-of-way negotiations

By Veronica Brezina-Smith and Ryan Lynch, Orlando Business Journal; September 11, 2019 The state is allowing more time for Virgin…

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Central Florida: Virgin Trains USA construction to cause lane, shoulder closures this month

By Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; August 12, 2019 The expansion of Virgin Trains USA from Miami to…

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Sound Transit, Seattle: Crews Installing First-Ever Light Rail Track On a Floating Bridge

For the first time ever, according to Sound Transit officials, light rail track is being installed on a floating bridge—the…

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Florida: Virgin Trains readying for first construction on Treasure Coast, staging in Fort Pierce

By Joshua Solomon, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; July 31, 2019 FORT PIERCE — Virgin Trains USA has begun its first construction-related…

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On California high-speed rail project, Newsom to scale back consultants but push ahead

By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times; May 1, 2019 The California bullet train authority, despite spiraling cost increases, schedule delays…

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Costs for California’s high-speed rail project may increase by $1.8 billion

By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times; April 30, 2019 The cost of building a 119-mile section of the California bullet…

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Update on the California Bullet Train

By Boris Lipkin; Streetsblog San Francisco; April 11, 2019 As Mark Twain might have said had he witnessed the past…

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North Carolina: Off the rails: Duke and Durham’s disconnect

By Gino Nuzzolillo, The Chronicle; March 8, 2019 Last Wednesday, Duke notified GoTriangle that it refused to sign on to…

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Texas Central’s High-Speed Train Named Top Global Infrastructure Project

A press release from Texas Central Partners; March 5, 2019: DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 5, 2019–The Texas high-speed train has been named…

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Texas: What’s ahead for the Dallas-Houston high-speed rail

By Caitlin Clark, The Eagle; December 16, 2018 After a year filled with public hearings, partnership announcements and meetings with…

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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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Passenger rail platform project a go in Elyria, Ohio

By Scott Mahoney, The Chronicle-Telegram; January 17, 2018 ELYRIA — The county’s long-awaited passenger rail platform project, which would replace…

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California: Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension to Generate $2.6 Billion in Economic Return and Tens of Thousands of Jobs During Construction, Study Reveals

A press release from Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority: MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the Foothill Gold Line…

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New York City: The birth, life, and death of old Penn Station

By Robert Khederian, Curbed New York; November 7, 2017 When Pennsylvania Station first opened in 1910, it was a far…

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The Daily CSX: CSX plans for a major rail hub in Rocky Mount, North Carolina are now in doubt

By Craig Jarvis, The News & Observer; November 3, 2017 A major rail transportation center planned for Rocky Mount is…

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El Paso, Infrastructure phase of $97 million Downtown streetcar project months ahead of schedule

By Elida S. Perez, El Paso Times; October 16, 2017 The key component of the $97 million Downtown streetcar project…

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New York Governor Cuomo denies construction on Moynihan Train Hall delayed track repairs that caused Penn Station derailments

By Kenneth Lovett and Dan Rivoli, New York Daily News; October 9, 2017 Gov. Cuomo on Monday denied that his…

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