Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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In Seattle, Wash., Sound Transit will conduct an open house on March 19 as part of an alternatives analysis to seek public input on the narrowing down of corridor alternatives for a potential project to expand the 1.6-mile Tacoma Link light-rail system that now operates between the Tacoma Dome and Theater District stations.

Representatives from the nation's freight railroads, labor groups, rail suppliers and state and local officials joined together on March 14, 2013, for the annual Railroad Day on Capitol Hill.

Thursday, 14 March 2013 13:26

NYCT FASTRACK comes to Queens

Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK to Queens on the E, F, M and R Lines.

Thursday, 14 March 2013 13:23

KCS Officer on a Train event in Oklahoma

Kansas City Southern (KCS) and the Poteau Police Department hosted an Officer on a Train event on March 14 to promote public safety at railroad crossings in Poteau, Okla.

Marking the end of post-Sandy interim rail schedules and reflecting improvements made possible by the restoration of a key power substation, New Jersey Transit's electric-powered trains will resume service to Hoboken Terminal starting Sunday, March 24.

Major repair work will begin this spring on the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Metro-North Railroad bridge over the Croton River.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 12:39

CN appoints new vice presidents

Canadian National (CN) has named three vice presidents as part of the company's executive changes.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 12:37

GWI names managing director for GWA

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) appointed Greg Pauline as managing director of Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd. (GWA).

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has approved construction authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission directing Indiana & Ohio Railway to install mast-mounted flashing lights and roadway gates at the South Maple Street grade crossing in the city of Lancaster, Ohio.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 12:33

UP’s Zoe Richmond named Woman of the Year

The Metropolitan Phoenix chapter of Women in Transportation named Union Pacific's (UP) Zoe Richmond Woman of the Year. Richmond currently serves as director of public affairs in Arizona and New Mexico.

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