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New passenger concourse opens at Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Secretary Mark Gottlieb joined federal, state and local officials and partners June 22 to celebrate the completion of the $22-million reconstruction of the train passenger concourse at the Milwaukee Intermodal Station (MIS).
CN names Cory COO; Houle as CFO
Luc Jobin, incoming president and chief executive officer of Canadian National has appointed Mike Cory as executive vice-president and chief operating officer and Ghislain Houle as executive vice-president and chief financial officer, effective July 1,...
CTA’s Pink Line marks decade of service
After 10 years and 50 million rides, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) celebrated the 10th birthday of the Pink Line this week, which began service on June 25, 2006. "Ten years ago we launched Pink Line...
FWTA gets greenlight to start TEX Rail construction
The Federal Transit Administration has awarded a Letter of No Prejudice (LONP) to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) for TEX Rail, which means that construction for the 27-mile commuter rail can break ground next...
SacRT GM/CEO Wiley to retire earlier than planned
The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Mike Wiley plans to accelerate his retirement date from December 2016 up to August 1, 2016, when Henry Li takes over the position. In...
STB takes action against CSX to keep Elsdon Line crossings clear
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has ordered CSX to not allow a train to enter the Elsdon Line on the Chicago's south side unless the line is clear. This ruling is effective immediately and is...
Reading & Northern promotes three to VP positions
As reported by Railway Age, Reading and Northern Railroad has promoted three veteran employees to Vice President positions at the company. Erik Yoder (top) has been named Vice President of Maintenance of Way. He replaces Justin...
St. Louis to study three potential MetroLink routes
In St. Louis, Mo., studies have been planned to evaluate three potential MetroLink routes in St. Louis County, pending approval by city council. The routes were identified in the region's long-range transportation plan developed by...
R.J. Corman's King to retire
After nearly four years of dedicated service to R.J. Corman Railroad Group, Craig King he retire from his position as president and chief executive officer and will be assuming a seat on the board of...
LACMTA adopts FY 2017 budget; releases DEIR for Airport Connector 96th Street Transit Station
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors approved a $5.66-billion budget for fiscal year 2017. The adopted budget represents over a two percent decrease from FY16 budget — even with the...
Sound Transit sends light-rail expansion plan to November ballot
The Sound Transit Board has capped three and a half years of discussion and public input by unanimously voting to send voters a final Sound Transit 3 (ST3) ballot measure for consideration in November. The...
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