The Metrolinx Board of Directors in Toronto, ON, Canada, has approved the award of the Eglinton Crosstown East Tunnel construction contract from Yonge Street to just east of Brentcliffe Road.
Michael McNamara, P.E., president of Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail Systems, has been named to Penn State Altoona's Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE) Advisory Board.
Holland LP made organizational changes within its MOW division, which the company says was needed in orderto achieve the growth needed to reach established company goals.
Last week, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit's (NYCT) FASTRACK maintenance program came to the Grand Concourse Line with hundreds of subway maintenance workers going into tunnels and stations to complete repairs ranging from clearing track drains to replacing worn sections of rail.
Officials gathered to celebrate the opening of the renovated Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Loyola Red Line station November 8. The collaborative $17-million project included station and track infrastructure upgrades, a reconfigured pedestrian crossing and a new open-air community plaza adjacent to the station.
The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) in Texas celebrated its 30th Anniversary on November 8.
The massive Evergreen Line tunnel boring machine (TBM) is on its way by rail and truck to Metro Vancouver, BC, Canada from the manufacturer in Ontario.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visited CSX's Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal in Wood County on November 6.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and members of the Board of Public Works (BPW) have approved the Maryland Transit Administration's (MTA) plan to deliver the Purple Line through a Public Private Partnership (P3).
Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt marked November 7 National Railway Day, which commemorates the day the last spike was driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, British Columbia in 1885, by placing an emphasis on industry safety.