Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Tuesday, 11 June 2013 13:03

Reps. introduce Transit Parity Act

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY), Rep. James McGovern (D-MA), Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) have introduced the Transit Parity Act. The bipartisan bill would maintain tax credit parity for drivers and public transportation users.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 12:44

MARTA adopts FY14 budget

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Board of Directors has adopted the Fiscal Year 2014 operations and capital budgets, which will take effect on July 1.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 12:41

Boardman: We are eating our assets alive

The reduced level of federal investment in Northeast Corridor (NEC) infrastructure has resulted in a cumulative degradation of its components, nearing the loss of asset functionality and decreased reliability of the system that threatens the successful continuity of passenger rail operations, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman told a Congressional committee June 7.

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's (VTA) Board of Directors awarded the Granite Rock Company, doing-business-as Pavex Construction Division, a $16.8 million construction contract award for the continued improvements planned along Capitol Expressway and future VTA rapid transit and light

Union Pacific received the 2012 Rail Carrier of the Year Award from WWL Vehicle Services Americas. The award evaluates rail carriers on criteria such as transit and damage-free delivery performance. It is the third consecutive year Union Pacific won this award.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) opened an information center at Port Washington Station to detail the benefits of the LIRR's proposed track extensions at its Port Washington Train Yard.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 12:28

Ritron delivers its NXDN radios to SEPTA

Ritron, Inc., has delivered an order for 350pcs of the Ritron NXDN digital locomotive radios to the Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) in Philadelphia, Pa.

Monday, 10 June 2013 16:35

Analyzing rail grinding patterns

Rail grinding management is an important part of a railroad's maintenance practices, with an end goal of giving rail the longest life-cycle possible.

Monday, 10 June 2013 16:01

Annual report: grade-crossing surfaces

Suppliers help railroads maintain smooth surfaces at grade crossings to ensure safety for all.

The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2013-14 FY budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles, supporting more than 8,500 jobs, and includes $111.2 million for rail-related projects.

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