Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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As Earth Day approaches and as part of recommendations from a blue-ribbon commission tasked with reducing the impact of public transit on the environment, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) has installed approximately 6,500 sustainable composite ties in a major Staten Island Railway (SIR)

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has decided to expand its successful sleep apnea testing program for employees.

The Advanced Rail Energy Storage, LLC (ARES), proposed commercial-scale gravity-based rail energy storage project (ARES Nevada) has been granted a right-of-way lease by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

The Green Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) project team has completed the first stage of evaluation for the project's Centre City alignment in Calgary, AB, Canada.

The Wesbell Group of Companies Inc., provider of services to the telecommunications industry through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Wesbell Technologies Inc., has completed its acquisition of Advanced Tower Services.

On March 1, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced the availability of $377.5 million over the next five years for grants to support solution-oriented transportation research at colleges and universities under its University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program.

Monday, 18 April 2016 12:45

Pacific Harbor Line hosts FRA for tour

Pacific Harbor Line (PHL), a subsidiary railroad of Anacostia Rail Holdings (ARH), hosted a tour for several guests, including Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Administrator Sarah Feinberg, Region 7 Regional Administrator James Jordan and Linda Darr, President of the American Short Line Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA).

The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) provided an update to its safety oversight of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) system during a hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Sarah Feinberg, took to the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) website to explain the process the FRA has gone through to enhance safety of the nation's rail bridges.

Harsco Rail has been awarded a multi-year contract from Network Rail in the United Kingdom valued at more than $40 million.

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