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California selects high-speed rail delivery partner

A Parsons Brinckerhoff-led team has been awarded a $700 million contract to act as the Rail Delivery Partner (RDP) for California’s high-speed rail …

High-speed rail mired in outrage

Reacting to a new analysis showing how California’s high-speed rail could stretch between Palmdale and Burbank, affected residents descended on …

China’s newest corporate giant is selling cheap high-speed rail to the rest of the world

The merger of China’s two largest state-owned rail equipment makers has created an industry behemoth, second only to General Electric in size, that will be competing aggressively for projects across Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America.<p>The dual-listed China Railway Construction Corp. began …

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Lawmakers cut reporting rules for California high-speed rail

A measure approved by legislative Democrats this week cuts the reporting requirements for the agency that oversees California's $68 billion …

Wind Mobile to bring cell service to Toronto’s subway system

Wind Mobile Corp. has struck an exclusive one-year deal to bring cellular service to its customers who use the downtown, underground portions of Toronto's subway.<p>The wireless carrier announced the move, which could be a selling point to attract new subscribers, during a news conference Wednesday …

Sports Nut

Nov. 17 2017 4:33 PMJoyless DivisionCollege football divisions dilute traditional rivalries and reward weak schedules. And there’s nothing we can do …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryWhy Angry Men Kill Laura L. Hayes It’s rage, not mental illness, that often prompts massacres. Here’s how we can stop them before they …

Sonoma Magazine BiteClub | Restaurant & Dining Reviews for Sonoma, Santa Rosa and the Wine Country

by biteclub | Apr 26, 2018 | Middle Eastern, Petaluma | 7<p>Explore exotic flavors– from sumac to za’atar — at new Petaluma dining spot<p>by biteclub | Apr …

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Here’s what’s known about the Washington state family’s actions before its deadly plunge last month from a coastal Highway 1 cliff.<p>This hot design …

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Express trains to the Jersey Shore start Sunday

Dad's best gift on Father's Day might be packing the family on an NJ Transit express train to the beach and not having to drive them there in …

Waybills, Part 41: overlay bills

I have described in previous posts the idea of “overlay” or partial waybills, which permit different loads to be assigned to a particular car without …

Rail disruption as work on main Glasgow to Edinburgh line begins

<b>Train passengers face 44 days of disruption as work begins on the main Glasgow to Edinburgh line.</b><p>The work on the Winchburgh Tunnel, which began on …

Can light rail save American sprawl?

Earlier this year, the federal Department of Transportation unveiled a glimpse into the future. It was a draft of a report called "Beyond Traffic …

Leap, which wanted to be the luxury alternative to San Francisco public transit, is now selling one of its buses

First, it suspended service following a tiff with the city over permits.<p>Now, one of Leap Transit's four buses has gone up for auction, as pointed out by Sarah Fine on Twitter. With the startup only operating four buses total, that's 25% of the Leap fleet.<p>In the auction listing, the Leap rabbit logo …