Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Monday, 01 July 2013 12:24

CTA to launch new fare payment system

Some Chicago Transit Authority customers will begin using the new Ventra fare payment system, a single fare card for transit throughout the Chicago region, in August 2013, with a full public in September.

Monday, 01 July 2013 12:22

MTA senior advisor dies at 54

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Senior Advisor to the Chairman Susan Kupferman passed away the morning of June 26.

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors has approved a $1.272-billion contract to Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors to build the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project

In honor of National Safety Month, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) have collaborated to promote safety and reduce accidental deaths along the state's railroad tracks.

The Senate has confirmed Anthony Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., as the next U.S. Transportation secretary by a 100-0 vote. Foxx will replace current secretary Ray LaHood.

Train and engine workers employed by DeQueen & Eastern Railroad (D&ER) voted June 20 to elect United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (UTU-SMART) as their collective bargaining representative.

SYSTRA has hired Wes Coates as vice president, sector manager, planning & operations analysis.

TriMet's system provided more than 25 million rides during the spring 2013 quarter. Compared to a year ago, overall ridership declined for March, April and May.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 09:35

UP named 2013 Best Diversity Company

Union Pacific has been named a 2013 Best Diversity Company by the readers of Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology for the fifth consecutive year.

Association of American Railroads (AAR) President and CEO Edward Hamberger on June 27 told the House Transportation subcommittee on railroads, pipelines and hazardous materials that the billions of private freight railroad investments spent annually on infrastructure and maintenance today provides

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