Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation's (NCDOT) Rail Division is collaborating with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) on a rail workforce assessment study.

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board has approved a $13-million contract for the Green Line West Track Renewal Project, a track improvement project on the Lake branch of the Green Line.

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 15:07

SEPTA prepares for old man winter

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has new tools at its disposal for the upcoming winter weather, such as high-velocity snow blowers and brining equipment, aimed at combating snowy and icy conditions. SEPTA says this equipment will play a key role in its efforts to minimize disruptions to customers resulting from winter weather events.

Tuesday, 08 December 2015 15:48

MTA reaches two milestones on East Side Access

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) says it has reached substantial completion of two contracts on East Side Access, the megaproject that will bring Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) service to Grand Central Terminal.

On Dec. 4, 2015, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL-16) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member Colo Railroad Builders for a tour of its new facility in Minooka, Ill.

Tuesday, 08 December 2015 15:26

Jacobs Engineering acquires J.L. Patterson

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. completed its acquisition of J.L. Patterson & Associates (JLP), headquartered in Orange, Calif.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has initiated a national search for a new chief safety officer (CSO), who will report to the general manager/chief executive officer and provide strategic leadership to ensure the day-to-day safety of the system, its employees and customers.

CSX joined Allegheny County officials, local and state partners and members of the Stowe Township and McKees Rocks communities in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Dec. 4, to formally celebrate the construction of the Pittsburgh Intermodal Rail Terminal.

The state of Connecticut and Amtrak reached an agreement to complete Hartford Line that contains guaranteed cost ceilings and a clear timetable for work.

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