City of Phoenix seeks virtual public input on light-rail project

The meeting might be virtual, but light-rail growth in the city of Phoenix is very real. Online public meetings began on May 27 and will run for about a month so officials can get public input on a new line called the Capitol-I-10 West expansion.
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Rail traffic—a faint light at the end of the tunnel? ‘Perhaps,’ says AAR

USA
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending May 23, 2020.

FRA to Administer $302MM in Grants

USA
The Partnership Program funds capital projects intended to repair, replace or rehabilitate publicly- or Amtrak-owned or -controlled railroad assets, to reduce the state of good repair backlog and improve intercity passenger rail performance.

Will COVID-19 cripple chances of Austin’s Project Connect?

Tram and Light Rail News
The future of Austin, Texas, is not going to change, it is just being delayed. City officials will turn to the public and ask if they want to still move forward with a massive light-rail expansion plan or if they want to ditch the effort entirely.

Air Canada Plans Five Additional Cargo-Only Routes

Airline News
Air Canada has announced that it is planning on starting five additional cargo-only flights from June 1st. The new routes, subject to government approval, will expand the airline’s cargo-only flight schedule out of Montreal.

Your new Mooroolbark and Lilydale station precincts

Victorian Rail News
Detailed station precinct maps for our Lilydale and Mooroolbark level crossing removal projects are now available online for the community to view.

Rail companies cut capacity as volume slides 20%

USA
Union Pacific has pulled capacity from the marketplace as volume has fallen, reducing train starts in the "mid 30% range" in the second quarter, company CEO Lance Fritz​ said Wednesday on a call with Bernstein analysts.

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