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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2018 file photo, tourists walk at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Experts in Mexico said Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, that they have detected more than 2,000 pre-Hispanic ruins or clusters of artefacts along the proposed route of the president's controversial “Maya Train” project on the Yucatan peninsula, which could slow down the already disputed project. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Mexico experts find 2,000 ruin sites near Maya train route

Oct. 14, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts in Mexico said Wednesday they have detected more than 2,000 pre-Hispanic ruins or clusters of artefacts along the proposed route of the president’s controversial “Maya Train” project on the Yucatan peninsula. The discovery of sites using LiDAR elevation...

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, center left, greets a worker during a visit to the HS2 Solihull Interchange building site in Solihull, England, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. Construction is set to formally begin on Britain’s 106 billion-pound ($140 billion) high-speed railway project, aiming to forge better connections between cities for decades to come. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps defended the project, which has its “shovels in the ground

Construction starts on Britain's high-speed rail project

Sep. 4, 2020 10:06 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Construction formally began Friday on Britain's 106 billion-pound ($140 billion) high-speed railway project, aiming to forge better connections between cities for decades to come. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps defended the HS2 project, which has its “shovels in the ground" moment...

LaGuardia Airport rail link gets initial approval from FAA

Aug. 21, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A $2 billion plan to build an elevated train link connecting New York City with LaGuardia Airport through an intermediate stop is the best alternative to improve traffic delays, federal regulators said in a preliminary environmental impact statement released Friday. Depending on final...