Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Dennis Riggs, general superintendent for Railroad Construction Co. of South Jersey, is recognized by colleagues and clients as a trusted source of construction solutions.

Railroad Construction Company has grown significantly in its 90 years. The company still embraces the values established at conception and remains a strong, family-owned business.

Union Pacific plans to invest $121.6 million in 2016 in its transportation infrastructure in California, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.

TriMet is days away from the biggest rail replacement to date on the MAX system. May 8 through May 21, MAX Blue, Green and Red lines will be disrupted and all MAX lines will run on reduced frequency as crews complete major, necessary improvements on the alignment along 1st Avenue in Downtown Portland.

Less crowding and fewer equipment-related delays are important goals of Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) "Big 3" capital improvement projects. The new train cars, an expanded facility to maintain the much larger fleet and a 21st century train control system are all linked and essential to relieving crowding.

Thursday, 05 May 2016 12:43

Flores joins STV as vice president

Will Flores, an experienced project executive who has overseen the development of a number of transportation initiatives in the New York metropolitan area, has joined STV as a vice president in its Transportation & Infrastructure Division.

Thursday, 05 May 2016 12:42

Metrolink names CFO

Ronnie Campbell, a veteran financial expert with more than 25 years of budget and finance experience, will join Metrolink as its chief financial officer on May 23. Campbell has been with the city of Camarillo since 2007, serving as the city's department of finance director.

According to a report adopted in a public meeting of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), a short circuit on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) system that caused thick smoke to fill a stranded train, killing one passenger and injuring 91 people on January 12, 2015,

Construction on the Denver Regional Transportation District's (RTD) Southeast Rail Extension Project will break ground May 10.

On May 3, 2016, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman's (R-CO-6) chief of staff and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner's (R-CO-4) regional director joined the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) and the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association, Inc. (REMSA), for a tour of a new commuter rail maintenance facility (CRMF).

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