Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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HDR Corporation hired Stephen Lipkus, P.E., as managing director for Canada, responsible for overseeing and growing HDR's Canadian operations in transportation, natural resources and water.

Chicago Transportation Authority's (CTA) Red Line South project is now complete and the line running from Cermak-Chinatown and 95th Street will reopen on schedule Sunday, October 20.

BNSF opened its new Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) Intermodal Facility in Edgerton, Kan., to customers, business and elected officials October 17.

Friday, 18 October 2013 12:54

CSX to build new intermodal facility

CSX and its transportation and intermodal terminals subsidiaries plan to design and build a new intermodal facility in McKees Rocks and Stowe Township, Pa., near Pittsburgh.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit's (NYCT) new Staten Island Railway station broke ground October 18, which will be Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant and replace the existing Atlantic and Nassau Stations in the Tottenville section of the borough.

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) General Manager Grace Crunican issued a statement after no deal was reached in labor negotiations between BART and its two largest unions October 17.

Friday, 18 October 2013 12:48

Cincinnati Streetcar places first rail

In Ohio, Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory, City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr., Project Executive John Deatrick and more than 70 supporters gathered on Elm Street in Over-the-Rhine to see the first rail placed in the ground for the construction of the city's streetcar project.

VIA Rail Canada has confirmed CA$3.5 million (US$3.4 million) in contracts to Winnipeg-based companies for renovations to its Heritage station in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Friday, 18 October 2013 12:42

RailComm provides yard system in Texas

RailComm has been selected by a North American energy company to provide a wireless remote control yard system for its facility located in Pasadena, Texas.

To facilitate completion of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SPCA) inland port terminal in Greer, S.C., the board approved $2.7 million in funding to cover unforeseen weather and topography challenges from site construction. Previously, the board approved $41.2 million for the project as part of a $1.3-billion 10-year SCPA capital plan for new and existing port facilities.

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