National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) selected the winners of its 2014 Safety, Field Employee of the Year, Small Project of the Year and Large Project of the Year awards. The winners will be recognized at this year's NRC Conference, January 7-10, 2015, in Hollywood, Fla.
The John D. Dingell Transit Center located at 21201 W. Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, Mich., is officially open.
Amtrak's Vermonter service to the Knowledge Corridor will return on December 29, 2014, with stops in Greenfield and Northampton, Mass.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) appointed David Kubicek to senior vice president operations, Bruce Pohlot to senior vice president engineering and Edward Dumas vice president market development and public affairs, effective December 29.
The Metra Board of Directors highlighted the need for the $1-billion 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project (CIP), which aims to untangle a knot of railroad tracks on the South Side of Chicago, Ill., that causes significant delays for Metra, Amtrak and several freight railroads.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York is seeking federal funding toward approximately $300 million in infrastructure improvements for the Canarsie L Line, which runs from Manhattan to the Canarsie section of Brooklyn through neighborhoods that have seen the largest increases in population in New York City.
After leading the organization for more than two years, Metrolink Chief Executive Officer Michael DePallo will step down from his post January 2 to pursue other opportunities.
UK-based Tracksure and L.B. Foster Company have concluded an exclusive distribution agreement, which authorizes L.B. Foster to sell the Tracksure fastener range throughout North America.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) finalized its purchase of a 70-mile segment of rail line between Madison to Reedsburg and Madison to Cottage Grove.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has identified Dragados/Flatiron/Shimmick as the best value team for the design-build contract for Construction Package 2-3 (CP 2-3), the next 65 mile segment from Fresno to North of Bakersfield.