Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) submitted the Red Line transit project's Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

In Southern California, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) officially began advance utility relocation work for the Regional Connector, a major light-rail project in Downtown Los Angeles.

Monday, 17 December 2012 12:35

Amtrak names chief transportation officer

Amtrak named David Nichols as its chief transportation officer (CTO) who will be responsible for setting, managing and maintaining operating rules and policies to ensure that all train operations meet federal rail safety requirements and the company's business needs.

Harbor Rail Services Company appointed Caylan Myronowicz to executive vice president.

Friday, 14 December 2012 12:52

MDOT buys 135 miles of NS line

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Norfolk Southern signed a sale agreement that transfers ownership of 135 miles of NS railroad to MDOT for $140 million.

The Federal Railroad Administration approved a nearly $120-million loan that will enable Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) to advance construction on the third phase of its Orange Line extension project.

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) says the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a project to replace the Portageville Bridge carrying the Norfolk Southern railroad over the Genesee River in Letchworth State Park is available for public review. The bridge runs between Portage in Wyoming County and Genesee Falls in Livingston County.

Friday, 14 December 2012 11:35

NRC Board of Directors selects new members

The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) voted in three new board members.

Friday, 14 December 2012 11:33

Alabama railroad votes SMART representation

According to the United Transportation Union, train and engine service employees on Birmingham Terminal Railway, a Watco Transportation property, have voted to be represented by the SMART Transportation Division.

Friday, 14 December 2012 11:04

TTCI selects new board of directors member

Transportation Technology Center, Inc., (TTCI) Board of Directors elected Scott MacDonald, senior vice president, system, Canadian Pacific, as a new board member December 13, 2012.

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