RAIL PROJECTS TOTAL $58 BILLION IN TOP 50

This article reports on a survey of the costs of rail projects around the country. It includes a breakdown of the top 50 passenger rail projects for 2003 in the U.S. and Canada. Despite a sluggish economy, total project costs of North American rail projects jumped 9 percent to a total of $58 billion according to the survey. New York City's MTA held the top spot with $9 billion in project costs; Chicago Transit Authority came in second at $5 billion. The U.S. Department of Transportation requested $1.5 billion for New Starts projects, $3 million more than in 2003.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • June/July 2003; Page range: pp 36, 38, 40-42
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bobit Publishing Company

    21061 S Western Avenue
    Torrance, CA  United States  90501-1711
  • Authors:
    • Starcic, J
  • Publication Date: 2003-6

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 5 p.
  • Serial:
    • Metro
    • Volume: 99
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: Bobit Publishing Company
    • ISSN: 10098-0083

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00961062
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 4 2003 12:00AM