Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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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.

Friday, 19 April 2013 12:24

CHSRA settles agricultural lawsuit

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.

Thursday, 18 April 2013 13:23

Boardman says NEC facing investment crisis

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.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 12:56

BNSF recognizes 2012 Employees of the Year

BNSF honored the accomplishments of employees from across its network at an awards ceremony recently in Fort Worth, Texas.

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