U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has put together a special panel tasked with examining the current state of freight transportation in the United States and how improving freight transportation can strengthen the U.S. economy.
As a part of ongoing efforts to create a more customer-centered organization in L.B. Foster Company's recently consolidated rail businesses, a number of organizational changes have been made to its team led by Greg Lippard, vice president, rail products and sales.
The Utah Transit Authority opened the Airport TRAX line April 14. The six-mile light-rail line extends the existing Green Line from the Arena Station at 400 West South Temple to North Temple and the Salt Lake City International Airport.
The Chicago Rail Link (CRL), managed by OmniTRAX, has completed upgrades for BP Products North America, which has begun shipments of liquid asphalt through the terminal.
Bombardier Transportation signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation to provide operations and maintenance services for Central Florida's SunRail commuter rail project.
Lilee Systems and Alstom are joining forces to launch a new suite of interoperable Positive Train Control (PTC) products for rail lines.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has identified Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons, a Joint Venture, as the best scoring team for the design-build contract to begin construction of the Madera to Fresno segment, the first section of the high-speed rail system.
A cooperative agreement between the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has been made, which will save taxpayers and transit riders $111 million.