Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board of Directors has approved a $1.272-billion contract to Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors to build the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project

In honor of National Safety Month, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) have collaborated to promote safety and reduce accidental deaths along the state's railroad tracks.

The Senate has confirmed Anthony Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., as the next U.S. Transportation secretary by a 100-0 vote. Foxx will replace current secretary Ray LaHood.

Train and engine workers employed by DeQueen & Eastern Railroad (D&ER) voted June 20 to elect United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (UTU-SMART) as their collective bargaining representative.

SYSTRA has hired Wes Coates as vice president, sector manager, planning & operations analysis.

TriMet's system provided more than 25 million rides during the spring 2013 quarter. Compared to a year ago, overall ridership declined for March, April and May.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 09:35

UP named 2013 Best Diversity Company

Union Pacific has been named a 2013 Best Diversity Company by the readers of Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology for the fifth consecutive year.

Association of American Railroads (AAR) President and CEO Edward Hamberger on June 27 told the House Transportation subcommittee on railroads, pipelines and hazardous materials that the billions of private freight railroad investments spent annually on infrastructure and maintenance today provides

Association of American Railroads (AAR) President and CEO Edward Hamberger on June 26 told a House Transportation Committee special panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation that billions in annual privately-funded rail infrastructure investments have made America's rail network vital to U.S. competitiveness in the global supply chain.

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 08:47

BLET national vice president retires

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) National Vice President Willard Knight is retiring following a 44-year railroad career.

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