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1 min ago | The Daily Townsman

CP Rail puts garden demolition on hold for talks

Canadian Pacific Railway has paused its bulldozers from demolishing community gardens in a Vancouver neighbourhood to meet with city officials about the land's use.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

2 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

Metro-North Not Safe Enough, Panel Finds

Metro-North needs a "fundamental rebuilding" of its safety culture. The panel was convened convened by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in the wake of a series of derailments and employee deaths.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

4 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Is It Time to Buy Norfolk Southern Stock?

The railroad industry has performed extremely well lately, as a rebound in the overall economy has spurred larger shipments of vital goods throughout the nation.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Washington DC, Burlington Northern Santa Fe

6 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

MTA Launching New Bus Routes, Extensions as Part of $4.9M Upgrade

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has invested $4.9 million in new bus routes and extending service on multiple lines citywide as a way to accommodate the city's growing population, officials announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Manhattan, NY, Jamaica, NY

10 hrs ago | 1110 KFAB

Fire At Union Pacific Building

Omaha firefighters were prepared for the worst when they responded to a fire on the 19th floor of the Union Pacific Building in downtown early Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific, Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, NE

11 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

Avoiding Ferguson's fate

White cops, black men. White workers, black workers. White workers, Asian workers.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific, Union Pacific Railroad, Colorado Springs, CO, Fort Carson, CO

11 hrs ago | Queens Crap

Changes to bus routes coming

From Epoch Times : New bus routes and route extensions across New York City will start Sunday, August 31. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is making $4.9 million in bus service improvements for 2014, targeting growing neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Flushing, NY, Jamaica, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Railroad isn't telling a straight story on rights of way

OPINION: The Alaska Railroad tries to dictate terms well beyond its needs or authority on the land of its right of way.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Alaska Railroad, US Politics, Ted Stevens, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sports

Star Tribune

Train carrying propane derails on Canada's border with ND, Minn., prompts evacuation

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying unscented propane derailed near Canada's border with Minnesota and North Dakota early Tuesday.

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New York Post

Workers suspended after subway train goes the wrong way

New York City transit officials say a subway operator and conductor have been taken out of service while they investigate how a train ended up going the wrong way.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Motley Fool

5 Things CSX's Management Wants You to Know

But even though the report didn't inspire shareholders to add to the stock's impressive gains over the past year, CSX had a lot to say about its long-term future, with plenty of confidence about the railroad's ability to overcome the challenges posed by changing conditions and produce results.

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TrekEarth

Union Pacific 150th Birthday

An excellent place to celebrate Union Pacific Railroad's 150th anniversary in Old Sacramento, California where the western track started in the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, 1862.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Sacramento, CA

Patch.com

Hurricane Cristobal Little Threat to Florida, East Coast

The tropical disturbance that's been wreaking havoc on the Bahamas has officially been upgraded to Hurricane Cristobal .

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Related Topix: Transportation, Florida East Coast Industries, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, Natural Disasters

Anchorage Daily News

$320,000 bonus for University of Alaska president is outrageous

OPINION: Think of all the better ways the University of Alaska could spend $320,000 than feathering the president's nest, like maybe ways to benefit students more directly.

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Related Topix: University of Alaska Anchorage, Sean Parnell, US Governors, Personal Finance, Retirement, Transportation, Alaska Railroad, Kentucky State University

Seeking Alpha

All Aboard The Dividend Train, Part 1

The railroad and railcar industry has a long rich history in North America. Though often thought of as a legacy industry, they are still very important to the modern economy.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Transportation, Trinity Industries, Automakers, Greenbrier Companies Inc The

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CBS Local

Bedbugs Reported On Another N Train; Conductor Says She Was Bitten

Bedbugs were reported on yet another subway train Monday, when a conductor reported she was bitten on an N Train.

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Related Topix: Bedbugs, Health, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Newsday

Port Authority bus station begins yearlong renovations

The Port Authority Monday closed off the George Washington Bridge Bus Station for a yearlong $183 million renovation local lawmakers hope will include community space.

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Related Topix: Transportation, New Jersey Transit, New York, NY, Manhattan, NY

The Missoula Independent Online

Wrong side of the tracks

On Aug. 19, at 2:32 a.m., a call came into the Missoula County 911 Center from Montana Rail Link.

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Related Topix: Missoula County, MT, Transportation, Montana Rail Link

CBS Local

MTA: 'A' Train Operator Piloted Train Down Wrong Tracks For Several Stops

Talk about wrong-way driving! A subway operator on the A line recently drove an uptown train on the downtown tracks for several stops before coming to a halt, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Monday.

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Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

End in sight for overhaul of busy Tower 55 rail junction, which is also a choke point

OMAHA, Neb. - Union Pacific Corp. and BNSF Railway are almost finished with a $104 million overhaul of the nation's busiest rail intersection that is key to moving freight and passengers nationally and internationally.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific

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