Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) has eliminated 54 positions as part of a major corporate restructuring effort, due to a $45-million negative swing in finances from 2011 until now.

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), which owns and operates California's Caltrain, adopted an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA).

The Federal Transit Administration issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Baltimore, Md., Red Line project, which will expand the region's transit network for the first time since the early 1990s.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has allocated nearly $390 million in FY 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act funds to reimburse the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ).

U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) introduced the Multimodal Opportunities via Enhanced (MOVE) Freight Act of 2013 on March 5.

BioNitrogen Corporation, a cleantech company that builds environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, has begun engineering design for construction on a railroad spur in Hardee County, Fla., where the first BioNitrogen urea fertilizer plant will be built.

In Toronto, ON, Canada, Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario released a request for proposals to the three teams shortlisted to submit proposals to design, build, finance and maintain a new maintenance facility for GO Transit.

Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman said that the railroad is leveraging record ridership to reduce dependence on federal operating subsidies.

Wednesday, 06 March 2013 13:16

CHSRA names new CFO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) appointed Russell Fong as its chief financial officer.

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