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Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Economic Impacts Study Results Released

Seaway System Shipping Supports Over 237,000 Jobs; $35 Billion in Economic Activity

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Otis Signs Historic Escalator Contract with SNCF French Rail

PARIS, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Otis France has been awarded a historic contract for the installation of 171 escalators and moving walkways, associated with a 15-year maintenance contract and “mid-life” renovations. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Seventy-five Otis escalators will support the future Project Eole (East-West Express) stations: Porte Maillot, CNIT-La Défense and Nanterre La…

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Urban Loop Begins: Elon Musk says his LA tunnel will be ready to open soon.

Elon Musk announced that his Boring Company has almost completed a tunnel under LA through a short video he posted on Instagram last Thursday, May 11, 2018. The tunnel for transit, which he has been described as an antidote for LA’s gridlock, will open soon, Musk boldly predicts. Is this the test phase of Musk’s more comprehensive plans for a large…

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Construction Begins on a Full Scale Hyperloop

A Hyperloop is a proposed mode of passenger and/or freight transportationwhich uses a sealed tube or system of tubes through which a pod may travel free of air resistance or friction conveying people or objects at high speed while being very efficient.   Toulouse, France — Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced recently the first set of tubes arrived at their research and development center in Toulouse,…

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LA Transit Projects Opening in time for the 2028 Summer Olympics

Around 28 years ago, the Blue Line opened and started service between Long Beach and Downtown Los Angeles. Light rail had returned to the region after a thirty year hiatus. Shortly after that, the first section of the Red Line subway opened. True mass transit had returned to LA. During that thirty year period before Metro Rail, LA had to…

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