A Kansas State University-led research project is helping high-speed rail systems handle the stress of freezing and thawing weather conditions.
On November 27, Ohio's Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will begin work on restoration of the Red Line rail tunnel under Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. and CH2M HILL, in a joint venture, received a seven-year, $75.5 million contract from Sound Transit of Seattle, Wash. for the Northgate Link Extension Project.
Another early works construction contract for the Evergreen Line in British Columbia, Canada, has been awarded to Surrey, B.C.-based Hans Demolition and Excavating.
United Transportation Union-represented yardmen, hostlers and yardmasters employed by Gary Railway and members of UTU Local 1383 have ratified separate six-year agreements.
The $16.1-million Illinois Jobs Now! grade separation project in Galesburg, Ill., is now complete. The new grade separation eliminates the at-grade crossing along Main Street and creates a new overpass spanning from east of Academy Street to west of Garfield Avenue and over BNSF tracks.
The Federal Transit Administration has awarded a $400,000 grant to study future expansion and improvements to New Jersey Transit's Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR).
More than 400 local residents, elected officials and regional transportation leaders toured the recently completed underground subway portion of San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Warm Springs extension project at Fremont's Central Park.
Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Stan Wlotko of Patriot Rail Corp. is retiring, effective January 1, 2013.
The California Transportation Commission has allocated approximately $102.7 million to three rail projects that will provide better transit, increase intermodal opportunities and reduce highway congestion.