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2011-03-22 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that the Denver, Colo. Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board of Directors approved the budget for Jacobs' continued services as the FasTracks' Program Support Services Consultant for 2011. Jacobs has been the Program Support Consultant (PSC) to RTD on the multibillion dollar program since 2005. Officials estimate the contract value at over $17 million, and also noted that the...

2010-12-16 13:40:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sumitomo Corporation of America in conjunction with its car builder partner Nippon Sharyo has been awarded a contract from Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit District (SMART) to supply 18 Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101216/NY19026 ) The contract price is about $57 million for 18 DMUs and includes options for SMART and its partner agencies to purchase up to 146 cars. The delivery of 18 DMUs is scheduled from...

2010-11-04 18:00:00

Researchers expect that other rail lines can use the study as a template to detect similar patterns. SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has released its newest research report Suicides on Commuter Rail in California: Possible Patterns - A Case Study. The overall objective was to conduct a pilot study to identify possible patterns in suicides associated with urban commuter rail systems in California. The Caltrain commuter rail...

2010-09-22 08:16:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sumitomo Corporation of America in conjunction with its car builder partner Nippon Sharyo, Ltd. were awarded the contract to supply 160 bi-level electric passenger rail cars to Metra, the Northeast Illinois commuter rail system based in Chicago. The cars for the contract will be similar to the 26 Gallery-Type bi-level electric railcars that were delivered in year 2005-2006. The cars will accommodate up to 140 passengers per car and replace existing old...

2010-05-27 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Rail Business, a specialist business publication covering the freight rail industry published by Argus Media, has named the Austin Western Railroad, Capitol Aggregates and Capital Metro Transit Authority as the first-place winners of its prestigious Win-Win award. For the first time, Argus is presenting additional awards to two more strong partnerships. The second-place award will go to PSL North America and CSX while the third-place award will go...

2009-09-09 05:30:00

Operation ALERTS underway today from Virginia to Vermont WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During today's morning and evening commutes, Amtrak Police, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel and law enforcement officers from more than 100 federal, state, local, rail and transit police agencies are being deployed at approximately 150 passenger rail stations throughout the Northeast Corridor region in an exercise of expanded counterterrorism and incident response...


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  • A bat.
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