The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on March 5 that outlines the roles and responsibilities of both agencies in providing federal assistance to repair and restore public transportation systems
March 4, 2013, marked the 100-year anniversary of the completion of the modern version of Norfolk Southern's bridge over the Ohio River between South Point, Ohio, and Kenova, W.Va.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) completed blasting for the 72nd Street Station Structures contract for Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway.
Axion International Holdings, Inc., received its third purchase order for ECOTRAX crossties for Miami-Dade Transit, through a sale made by Eastern Rail Corporation, a distribution partner of AXION.
Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) appointed Melissa Westerman to vice president and corporate controller, effective April 2, 2013.
The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP) project in Greer, S.C., which will be linked to the Port of Charleston by Norfolk Southern (NS) mainline that provides overnight service between Charleston and upstate, started construction on March 1.
The Kansas City Southern de Mexico Broken Rail Detection (BRD) system on its N line on the Toluca District became operational in December 2012. If a broken rail is detected, a signal displays red, notifying the train crew that an unsafe condition is ahead and to reduce train speed.
Fortune named Union Pacific the most admired among trucking, transportation and logistics companies for the third consecutive year. The magazine's annual World's Most Admired list is published in the March 18 edition.
In Vancouver, BC, construction has begun at Metro Vancouver's Main Street-Science World Station, the first of seven SkyTrain stations to undergo accessibility and safety improvements over the next three years.
The Pennsylvania transportation system received its first-ever Transportation Performance Report, a detailed rating of the state's efforts in safety, mobility, system preservation and accountability.