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2014-09-21 12:20:13

The funds include $32 million and $18 million for separate rail infrastructure improvement and resiliency projects in the wake of Hurricane Sandy WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that SEPTA projects in the Philadelphia area have been awarded $68,019,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA). "These projects will...

2014-09-20 12:20:17

Volunteers Complete 1812 Trees Initiative BALTIMORE, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CSX and the Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) today completed the final tree plantings of the 1812 Trees Initiative, a multi-year campaign to plant 1,812 trees in Baltimore. The initiative celebrates the Star-Spangled 200, the bicentennial celebration of America's national anthem, which was written in Baltimore during the War of 1812. This event follows CSX's recent sponsorship of...

2014-09-19 12:20:53

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today recognized 11 of its intermodal customers for their sustainability practices that are aligned with the objectives of the CN EcoConnexions program. Under the CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program, participating companies work to reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency - one of CN's key sustainability objectives. The 11 winners under CN's recognition program are: CMA-CGM, Cosco, Hapag Lloyd, Kruger...

2014-09-18 08:21:51

Out-Of-Home Advertising Firm Resumes Partnership with Sound Transit SEATTLE and NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a competitive process, Titan has been awarded a new 10-year contract for the exclusive rights to transit advertising on behalf of Sound Transit. Titan previously represented Sound Transit from 2006 to 2009 and looks forward to resuming the relationship with the prominent transit agency that serves the people of Central Puget Sound. Commencing on October 1,...

2014-09-18 08:20:25

Seamless two-day intermodal rail service helps customers reach South Florida markets JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is expanding its services to include intermodal rail transportation between Charlotte, North Carolina and a number of locations in South Florida. The company's Piedmont Express service is available five days a week, utilizing FECR's assets. This seamless two-day service allows customers to select from a variety of...

2014-09-17 23:05:05

Issaquah citizens are invited to an evening of conversational learning with Issaquah Press General Manager, Joe Heslet, Issaquah Mayor, Fred Butler & other civic leaders. ISSAQUAH, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 University House Issaquah is partnering with the Issaquah Sister-City Program, Salmons Days, Issaquah Chamber of Commerce and the City of Issaquah to welcome Issaquah’s sister-city delegation from Chefchaouen, Morocco. University House will host the entire delegation during...

2014-09-17 12:21:02

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) will release third-quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, after the market close. The company will host an earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 via teleconference and a live audio webcast. Those interested in participating via teleconference may dial 1-888-327-6279 (1-888-EARN-CSX) and ask for the CSX earnings call. Callers...

2014-09-16 16:21:01

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-two middle school teachers from across the Greater Chicago area took advantage of the unique opportunity to participate in hands-on activities, listen to best-practice demonstrations and talk to industry experts during Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) annual Teachers and Engineers for Academic Achievement (TEAACH) program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this...

2014-09-16 12:32:44

The Mayor of the City of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti Throws Ceremonial Earth to Commence Terminal 1 Construction, with Anticipated Completion in 2018 DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) helped kick-off construction of the $508-million Terminal 1 Modernization Program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) today with a groundbreaking ceremony featuring Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Councilman Mike Bonin, City Councilman Tom LaBonge, Los...

2014-09-16 12:21:56

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address Citi's 2014 Industrials Conference in Boston on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Access to the webcast will be accessible through http://investors.csx.com. A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the conclusion of this event. Additionally, presentation materials will be posted...


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