Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) are gearing up for track improvements along the former Norfolk Southern (NS) route used by Amtrak Wolverine Service and Blue Water trains from Kalamazoo to central and eastern Michigan. Amtrak has responsibility for this infrastructure, effective Feb. 16.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has designated the Darby Road Extension Alternative as the preferred site for the proposed Paoli Intermodal Transportation Center.
In Ottawa, ON, Canada, the city finalized the project agreement with Rideau Transit Group (RTG) to design, build, finance and maintain its new 12.5-kilometer (7.7-mile) Confederation Line Light Rail project.
State departments of transportation (DOTs) and local governments committed a little more than $117 billion in funding for transportation-related construction projects during 2012,
Michael Melaniphy, president and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), congratulated President Obama for "highlighting the connection between American jobs and transportation
The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works named the Senate Transportation Subcommittee members for the 113th Congress.
Union Pacific (UP) will promote Donna Kush to vice president public affairs northern region, effective April 1, succeeding Joe Bateman.
Axion International Holdings, Inc., says the developmental progression of its ECOTRAX™ composite crossties is yielding consistently higher performance results, which meet and exceed domestic and international standards for crossties.
Canadian National (CN) is suspending the feasibility study for the construction of its proposed rail line and terminal handling facility to serve the Quebec/Labrador iron ore range.
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will perform trackwork on the Wells Street Bridge this spring, ceasing train service on the bridge for two nine-day periods in March and April.