Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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The Federal Transit Administration has awarded a $400,000 grant to study future expansion and improvements to New Jersey Transit's Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR).

More than 400 local residents, elected officials and regional transportation leaders toured the recently completed underground subway portion of San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Warm Springs extension project at Fremont's Central Park.

Monday, 29 October 2012 13:01

Wlotko Retires From Patriot Rail Corp.

Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Stan Wlotko of Patriot Rail Corp. is retiring, effective January 1, 2013.

The California Transportation Commission has allocated approximately $102.7 million to three rail projects that will provide better transit, increase intermodal opportunities and reduce highway congestion.

Friday, 26 October 2012 13:48

UTA to open Airport TRAX Line on April 14

Construction on Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) Airport TRAX line, which will connect Salt Lake City's downtown with Salt Lake International Airport, is coming to a close. Substantial completion is expected by the end of the month and will be followed by testing.

Friday, 26 October 2012 13:45

New York City subway system turns 108

October 27 will mark the 108th anniversary of the opening of New York City's subway, which has become the essence of a growing city, nourishing skyscrapers, developing residential neighborhoods and just shortening the time it takes to get around.

Norfolk Southern Corp. announced that Timothy Drake, vice president engineering, is retiring, effective Oct. 31.

In Michigan, the Southeastern Council of Governments has awarded a contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff to perform an alternatives analysis (AA) for the Woodward Avenue rapid transit project in Detroit.

Friday, 26 October 2012 13:28

SFMTA opens bidding for Central Subway work

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has opened biding for a contract to construct the stations, track and operating systems for the Central Subway.

The South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC) and its partners signed an $18.5 million federal stimulus grant October 23 that will create thousands of jobs by upgrading freight rail from South Jersey into the market heartland of America.

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