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Transport: FY2014 New Starts, Cambodia Overpass 'Achievement', Nashville 'Amp' BRT, Salt Lake Airport LRT, CAHSR Chooses Contractor


FTA Releases FY2014 New Starts Report 



This Annual Report on Funding Recommendations is issued by the United States Secretary of Transportation to help inform the appropriations process for the upcoming fiscal year by providing information on projects included in the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) discretionary Capital Investment Grant Program.

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When Fixing an Overpass in Cambodia Makes Things Worse 

New York Times Latitudes


In 2010, the Cambodian government unveiled with great fanfare the country's first traffic overpass.

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Nashville Brands BRT Line "The Amp" 

Nashville Tennessean


Mayor Karl Dean's vision of fast-moving buses traveling along West End Avenue and Broadway and across the river to East Nashville has a new name: "The Amp."

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Transit Projects Need Minnesota State Support 

Minnesota Post


Gov. Mark Dayton's ambitious plan for Twin Cities transit development has drawn strong support from business groups, legislative leaders, local officials and editorialists.

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Salt Lake Opens Airport Light Rail Line 

Salt Lake Tribune


The train pulled into Arena Station on Saturday with a familiar whir as dozens of riders buzzed on the platform.

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Vancouver C-Tran Must Make Decision on Light Rail 

The Columbian


It boils down to yes or no. Should C-Tran stay the course on the Columbia River Crossing, and find a way to pay the local cost of operating light rail in Vancouver?

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California High Speed Rail Chooses Contractor Under Budget 

California High Speed Rail Blog


Yesterday the California High Speed Rail Authority announced it had selected the bid from Tutor Perini-Zachry-Parsons for the Central Valley section of the construction project.

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China High Speed Rail Benefits from Frustrated Fliers 



With less than half an hour to spare, Chen Zhu calmly emerged from the subway station connected to the massive Beijing West Railway Station with a small, wheeled bag.

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DOT Campaign Will Look to Protect Cyclists from Drivers 

DC Streetsblog


First there was "Click It or Ticket." Then there was Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Now, U.S. DOT is campaigning to end another life-threatening behavior: disrespecting cyclists.

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