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3 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

5 protesters blocking oil train arrested

Abby Brockway waves from atop a tripod erected on train tracks to a pair of engines passing on an adjacent track Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Burlington Northern Santa Fe

3 hrs ago | Denver Post

New rail access boosts Cheyenne industrial park

New railroad connections are making a growing industrial park near the intersections of interstates 25 and 80 on the outskirts of Cheyenne an attractive place for companies to set up shop, business development advocates say.

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Related Topix: Burlington Northern Santa Fe

7 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Demonstrators block train tracks in Everett

Protesters included one person sitting atop a tripod over the tracks, according to organizers with the group Rising Tide Seattle.

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Related Topix: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Global Warming

10 hrs ago | KOMO News

Protesters against coal and oil trains block tracks in Everett

EVERETT, Wash. - About a dozen protesters have blocked railroad tracks at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Burlington Northern Santa Fe

14 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Montclair-Boonton Trains Back to Normal Schedule Today

New Jersey Transit has announced that regular rail service on the Montclair-Boonton Line will be fully restored as of today.

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Related Topix: Transportation, New Jersey Transit

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Wall Street Journal

New York's G Train Returns to Service

Subway riders between Brooklyn and Queens are set to regain uninterrupted G train service as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reopens a tunnel heavily damaged by superstorm Sandy.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Patch.com

Panel Offers More Tips for Improving Metro-North Rail Safety

Monitor track conditions more closely with better data systems, change train schedules to allow more time for track work, and change the attitude of employees and management toward safety.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Men outpacing women in job gainsMen outpacing women in job...

Job growth has accelerated this year but women are falling behind. Women have accounted for 45% of employment gains over the past 12 months, even though they held 49% of the nation's 131 million jobs in July, Men outpacing women in job gains Job growth has accelerated this year but women are falling behind.

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Related Topix: Transportation, CSX Transportation, Albany, NY

Newsday

6 charged at Suffolk sobriety checkpoint

Six people were arrested at a Labor Day weekend sobriety checkpoint in Port Jefferson Station on Sunday night, Suffolk County police said.

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Related Topix: Port Jefferson Station, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Mastic Beach, NY, Centereach, NY

Sun Aug 31, 2014

New York Daily News

DONOHUE: Bedbugs spotted at least 21 times on subways in August, say sources

Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials have been very reluctant to talk about bedbugs in the transit system.

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Related Topix: Bedbugs, Health, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Entomology, Science, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

The Jersey Journal

Normal service on NJ Transit's Montclair-Boonton line to resume Tuesday

New Jersey Transit says it will wrap up emergency track repairs by Tuesday following a train derailment earlier this month on the Montclair-Boonton line.

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Related Topix: Transportation, New Jersey Transit, Boonton, NJ

Hawk Eye

Fire damages historic rail bridge

A railroad spokesman said a historic Iowa bridge that caught fire last week now needs repairs.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Social Software, Burlington, IA

Minot Daily News

Heitkamp versus the railroads

Specifically, Heitkamp, who has taken on big tobacco in the past, has focused her considerable influence on Canadian Pacific Railway and its apparent bad-faith efforts to bring railcar deliveries to North Dakota elevators up to date.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway, Agriculture, Science

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Newsday

LIRR passenger cars would get security cameras under MTA proposal

The Long Island Rail Road is considering a plan to install security cameras in passenger cars, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

UANI Applauds U.S. Treasury for Designating Iran Sanctions Violators, But Disappointed in Obama Administration's Renewal of Sanctions Waiver on Iran's State-Run Media Network IRIB )--UANI Applauds U.S. Treasury Dept.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Ocean City, NJ, Retail, Wal Mart Stores

Newsday

New York suspends non-emergency road work for holiday weekend

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he directed state agencies to pull back on road construction until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

SILive.com

What's opened, what's closed on Monday, Labor Day

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be adding extra Staten Island Railway service on Friday for folks looking to get a head start on their Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

AmericanBankingNews.com

Union Pacific Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

Union Pacific has received a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty-one ratings firms that are covering the company, Analyst RN reports .

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects

Baltimore may lose hundreds of jobs, tens of millions of dollars in economic activity and half of the port's containerized cargo following the state's decision not to build a new rail cargo transfer facility in Morrell Park.

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Related Topix: Morrell Park (Baltimore, MD), Baltimore, MD, Transportation, CSX Transportation

Insider Monkey

Howard Hughes Corp (HHC), Unit Corp. (UNT), Canadian Pacific Railway...

Kenneth Squire 's 13D Management recently filed with the SEC its 13F for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Unit Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

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