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emhofer-new-ny-planner-for-wsp
August 17, 2017
Oliver Ernhofer has been named New York Transportation Planning Manager and Senior Supervising Planner for WSP USA.
stantec-names-raske-senior-railway-engineer
August 16, 2017
Global design firm Stantec has added Ryan Raske to its team as senior railway engineer in St. Paul, Minn.
gannet-fleming-expands-security-and-safety-practice
August 16, 2017
Gannett Fleming, Inc., is expanding its Security and Safety Practice by four; joining the team is James "Jim" E. Smith, Gene Perry, Jacy C. Harper and Brandon S. Huckeba.
presidential-executive-order-to-streamline-permitting-process
August 16, 2017
A newly signed presidential Executive Order aims to reduce the time it takes projects to move through the federal permitting and review processes.
mbta-taps-strategic-consultant-as-next-gm-ceo
August 16, 2017
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has named Luis Manuel Ramírez as its next General Manager/CEO, effective Sept. 12.

union-pacific-ramps-up-rail-safety-with-video-campaign
August 16, 2017
Union Pacific is encouraging safety at railroad tracks with its interactive public safety campaign. The Class 1 released the campaign on Facebook, YouTube, Hulu and other online news sites so it could be easily shared.
al-qaeda-calls-for-us-rail-and-transit-attacks
August 15, 2017
The latest issue of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) magazine, Inspire, calls for attacks on U.S. railways and transit systems and goes as far as including many steps to help carry out acts of...
aar-gorail-recognize-rep-defazio-with-railroad-achievement-award
August 15, 2017
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was honored Aug. 14 with the Railroad Achievement Award by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and GoRail.
guess-joins-wsp-usa
August 15, 2017
WSP USA has named Charlie Guess construction services manager for the West region of the firm, based in its Orange, Calif., office.
ns-board-appoints-earhart-executive-vice-president-and-chief-financial-officer
August 15, 2017
Following what it called a "comprehensive search process," Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) appointed Cynthia C. Earhart as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

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