Tunnel track work set to begin in downtown Pittsburgh

One of the projects calls for the rehabilitation of concrete plinths for the track in the tunnel in downtown Pittsburgh. The plinths have not been touched since they were first installed during original construction in the 1980s. Deteriorating concrete can be seen throughout the tunnel.
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U.S. Intermodal: Drop-Off Spans Seven Consecutive Weeks

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This is the seventh consecutive week of intermodal losses.

FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: American President Lines still lives under new ownership (Part 2)

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In Part 1 of this article, the history of Pacific Mail Steamship Company (a predecessor of American President Lines) was profiled. Its other owners are profiled in Part 2.

Wheeling & Lake Erie receives grant for bridge

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The grant will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for a combined state funding share of $250,000. The estimated cost of the project is $503,320.

Gonzales Appointed TTCI’s Next President

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Gonzales, a Pueblo, Colo. native, succeeds Lisa Stabler, who announced her retirement in June after more than a decade at TTCI, the wholly owned Association of American Railroads (AAR) subsidiary.

America’s Most Toxic Car Ads: Child Endangerment Edition

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This is the fifth bout in our competition to find America’s Most Toxic Car Ad. Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom to cast your vote, and cast your ballot on our fourth match-up — featuring two prime examples of auto industry greenwashing —  before voting closes on Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. ET.

OPINION: ‘Playable’ Cities Are the Next Public-Space Frontier

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If any good has come out of the past year and a half of the pandemic, it is the recognition that cities must dedicate more public space for people to walk, exercise and simply breathe in order to promote public health and wellbeing.

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