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1 hr ago | Canada.com

Ethics committee hears from embattled senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

LIRR Contract to Cost Extra $226 Million

A recent Long Island Rail Road labor agreement that pre-empted a potentially crippling strike will cost an additional $226 million through 2016, according estimates released Monday by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

The volume of Metro fare cheats might amaze you

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority today is considering methods of cracking down on freeloaders who don't use a Metro Tap Card.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles County, CA

5 hrs ago | KHGI

Old Columbus train depot to be demolished

Union Pacific intends to tear down its old depot in Columbus early next year, ending its more than 100 years of service to the public and the Omaha-based railroad.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific, Union Pacific Railroad

9 hrs ago | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Canadian Pacific Railway under pressure for delays

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - With pressure already on BNSF Railway to put a stop to delays of grain shipments in North Dakota, attention now shifts to Canadian Pacific Railway.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway, Grand Forks, ND, US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US News, US Senate

12 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

In this July 24, 2014, the Trianel power plant is pictured in Luenen, Germany. The power plant relies completely on coal imports, about half from the U.S. Soon, all of Germany's coal-fired power plants will be dependent on imports, with the country scheduled to halt all coal mining in 2018 when government subsidies end.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Norfolk, VA, Global Warming, Activism, Newport News, VA

16 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Then and now: Spokane's railroad history - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Robert Strahorn was a businessman, writer and promoter who was 25 when he was hired by Jay Gould of the Union Pacific Railroad as a publicist.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Daphne Bramham: Is the Arbutus corridor worth $100 million?

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, Canadian Pacific Railway, Transportation, Canada, Auto Dealers, Opinion

KTOO-TV Juneau

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court records

Friday was a big day for the Alaska State Archives. They officially took custody of 3,000 cubic feet of records and other documents from the National Archives in Anchorage.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Transportation, Alaska Railroad, Anchorage, AK, Healy, AK

GuruFocus.com

Union Pacific Will Continue To Create Value

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation .

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Union Pacific

Ohio.com

Hudson concerned about threat from Bakken oil trains

HUDSON: Bill Rich is troubled by the increasing number of tank cars he sees on the Norfolk Southern Corp. rail line in northern Summit County - rail cars that could be carrying highly volatile Bakkan crude oil.

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Related Topix: Hudson, OH, Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Summit County, OH, Train Disaster, Canada

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Union Pacific Corporation - Steady As She Goes, Buy On Dips

Union Pacific Corporation continues its impressive long term march upwards. Shares have seen an incredible performance over the past decade while the company operates in the boring and old-fashioned rail business.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific, Union Pacific Railroad

Newsday

MTA: 11 East Side Access sinkholes filled, but new holes possible

The MTA says it has filled in all the sinkholes discovered at a critical construction site for the nearly $11 billion East Side Access project, but can't rule out new holes forming in the future.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Long-Island-City, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY

LongIsland.com

Hicksville Senior Arrested for Mailing Suspicious Powdered Substance to E. Garden City Business

The Nassau County Police Department Special Investigations Squad along with members of the New York City Police Department and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department assigned ... , NY - July 26th, 2014 - The Nassau County Police Department Special Investigations Squad along with members of the New York City Police Department and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hicksville, NY, Garden City, NY, East Garden City, NY, Nassau County, NY, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Burbank Leader

Officials to study light-rail feasibility

Southland officials gathered Thursday and lauded a motion to start looking into the feasibility of converting Metro's Orange Line bus system in the San Fernando Valley into light rail that could one day extend to the San Gabriel Valley, passing by Bob Hope Airport in Burbank along the way.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Burbank, CA, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, North-Hollywood, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Chatsworth, CA

Business Journal

Has anybody seen the bridge? TriMet, Union Pacific start work on Southeast pedestrian crossing

The bridge, which results from an agreement TriMet and the City of Portland reached with Union Pacific Railroad, will sit at Southeast Rhine and Lafayette streets and cross railroad tracks near the future Southeast 17th Avenue and Rhine Street Max station.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Portland, OR

New York Post

Brave the worlda s tallest, fastest ride at Six Flags Great Adventure

"You got this," I thought to myself. "You is kind, you is smart, you is going to tackle the beast."

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ohio.com

Volatile Bakken crude moving on trains through northern Ohio cities

Hudson resident Bill Rich stands on Rt. 303 between the Norfolk Southern Corp. rail line overpass and the intersection of Rt.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern

Business Journal

Metro awards Purple Line contract to trusted firm despite cost

County officials on Thursday selected trusted construction firm Skanska to lead a joint venture to build the Purple Line subway extension despite a bid from a competitor for about $200 million less.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Bellingham Herald

Salvage crews dismantle derailed airplane bodies

A crew from Pacific Steel and Recycling in Missoula worked Thursday morning amid cranes, trains, planes and rain to dismantle what was left of the six blue-green Boeing 737 bodies.

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Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Transportation, Montana Rail Link, Train Disaster, Boeing 777

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