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"Senate introduces bipartisan infrastructure bill - here are the transit highlights"

"Senate introduces bipartisan infrastructure bill - here are the transit highlights"

"The U.S. Senate introduced its $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill late on Aug. 1, with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stating..." (Wanek-Libman, 2021) Click...

"How Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Impacts Rail, Transit"

"How Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Impacts Rail, Transit"

"The package includes $550 billion over five years for new federal investment in..." (Luczak, 2021) Click here for full article    References: Luczak, Marybeth. (2021,...

"Canadian government approves funding for Edmonton LRT extension"

"Canadian government approves funding for Edmonton LRT extension"

"The project will add a 4.5km double-track extension to the Capital Line from Century Park south to..." (Briginshaw, 2021) Click here for full...

"Autonomous train in Finland: the goal is to double railway transport"

"Autonomous train in Finland: the goal is to double railway transport"

"A ground-breaking global autonomous train development project in Finland is moving on to its..." (Mobility, 2021) Click here for full article    References: Mobility....

"KCS Speaks Out on CP’s Preliminary Proxy Statement"

"KCS Speaks Out on CP’s Preliminary Proxy Statement"

"Canadian National owns much of the railroads in the region including the north-south line from Chicago to New Orleans through..." (Luczak, 2021) Click here for full...

"Transport Canada Updates Canadian Rail Operating Rules"

"Transport Canada Updates Canadian Rail Operating Rules"

"The changes are the result of Ministerial Order (MO) 20-09 issued in September 2020, requiring the..." (Luczak, 2021) Click here for full article...

"First Person: On loss, a road trip and the bygone days of P.E.I.'s railway"

"First Person: On loss, a road trip and the bygone days of P.E.I.'s railway"

"he photos and artifacts within the old train station are a passport back to a different era of the..." (Alexander, 2021) Click here for full...

Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

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Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

In honour of National Cheesecake Day, here is today's sweet fun fact!  Did you know that... "It (The World's Most Expensive) comes from Saks Fifth Avenue. Made from a...

Weekly Member Spotlight

Weekly Member Spotlight

Each week CARS is shining a spotlight on our amazing members! This week CARS directed the spotlight on Net Electric Limited, Ontario Trap Rock a Division of RW Tomlinson...

The InsideTrack Recap

The InsideTrack Recap

Each week tune into The InsideTrack Recap for a review of some of the articles you might have missed in this week's issues of the InsideTrack.  InsideTrack Recap - July...