Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Wednesday, 06 March 2013 13:14

MBTA seeks WiFi provider

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is seeking proposals to provide WiFi service on commuter rail cars and select commuter rail stations.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on March 5 that outlines the roles and responsibilities of both agencies in providing federal assistance to repair and restore public transportation systems

March 4, 2013, marked the 100-year anniversary of the completion of the modern version of Norfolk Southern's bridge over the Ohio River between South Point, Ohio, and Kenova, W.Va.

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) completed blasting for the 72nd Street Station Structures contract for Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway.

Axion International Holdings, Inc., received its third purchase order for ECOTRAX crossties for Miami-Dade Transit, through a sale made by Eastern Rail Corporation, a distribution partner of AXION.

Tuesday, 05 March 2013 13:29

FEC hires new VP and corporate controller

Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) appointed Melissa Westerman to vice president and corporate controller, effective April 2, 2013.

The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP) project in Greer, S.C., which will be linked to the Port of Charleston by Norfolk Southern (NS) mainline that provides overnight service between Charleston and upstate, started construction on March 1.

The Kansas City Southern de Mexico Broken Rail Detection (BRD) system on its N line on the Toluca District became operational in December 2012. If a broken rail is detected, a signal displays red, notifying the train crew that an unsafe condition is ahead and to reduce train speed.

Monday, 04 March 2013 14:15

UP named most admired by Fortune

Fortune named Union Pacific the most admired among trucking, transportation and logistics companies for the third consecutive year. The magazine's annual World's Most Admired list is published in the March 18 edition.

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