New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Interim Executive Director Thomas Prendergast appointed Carmen Bianco to serve as New York City Transit acting president.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) employees, including conductors and assistant conductors, represented by United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation workers (UTU-SMART) have reached a tentative contract with the commuter railroad.
Union Pacific plans to strengthen Kansas' transportation infrastructure by investing $19 million in the rail line between Salina and an area near Oakley.
Amtrak employees represented by United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation workers (UTU-SMART) have ratified a five-year agreement with Amtrak management.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA), the Madera County Farm Bureau, Merced County Farm Bureau, Chowchilla Water District, Preserve Our Heritage and the Fagundes parties have reached a settlement agreement.
A six-year, $12.62-billion construction program in Illinois has been put in place, which includes public transit and rail projects throughout the state.
The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is facing a "major coming investment crisis that, without a solution, will mean strangled growth and deteriorating service" for 260 million intercity and commuter rail passengers who rely on it each year, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman said.
Major construction activity for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project in California began this week in San Jose, where Hostetter Road intersects the future BART corridor.
The European Commission, under the EU Merger Regulation, has cleared the proposed acquisition of Invensys Rail, the railway signaling division of the Invensys Group of the UK, by Siemens of Germany.
BNSF honored the accomplishments of employees from across its network at an awards ceremony recently in Fort Worth, Texas.