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2010-04-06 09:43:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrac Railroad Materials, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Healey Railroad Corporation and a specialty trackwork manufacturer and distributor of new and relay rail, has received a three (3) year contract to supply special trackwork to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The amount of manufactured trackwork that will be provided by Unitrac under this contract is valued at approximately $7.2M over the next three years....

2009-06-19 10:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington County, Virginia, announced that it has awarded a contract to Forsythe Transportation to operate the ART and GEORGE transit systems, starting July 1, 2009. "We are thrilled to have been chosen to operate these important transit systems," said Mark Foster, Chief Operating Officer for Forsythe Transportation. "This is a very significant step for our company, and we look forward to being a part of the community," added Bill Forsythe, CEO. The...

2009-01-13 07:00:00

Honorable Mentions Include Beijing, Istanbul, Mexico City, Milan WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York will be honored tonight as the first U.S. city to win the 5th annual Sustainable Transport Award. The other award finalists, Beijing, Istanbul, Mexico City and Milan, will receive honorable mentions. The award presentations will take place at 6:30pm - 7:30pm at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC as part of the Transportation Research Board Annual Conference, which is...

2008-10-07 09:00:47

Pepco Energy Services, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, has been awarded a contract by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to supply natural gas to its entire fleet of energy-efficient buses in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Under the three-year contract, which begins in November 2008, Pepco Energy Services will supply 2.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas to two compression stations that fuel Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) 439...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).