Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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The OC Streetcar project marked its latest milestone this week as the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Board of Directors agreed to a memorandum of understanding with the city of Santa Ana, outlining the roles and responsibilities associated with the development, implementation, operations and maintenance of the project.

RailComm completed the installation of a remote control system at , what the company called, a critical Ferromex location in Mexico. This marks the second fully operational yard automation solution in the state of Coahuila and the continued expansion of RailComm's presence in the Mexican rail market.

Canadian Pacific recently met with officials from the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, to discuss its operating plan for the Arbutus corridor rail line.

Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc., manufacturer of prestressed concrete crossties, has acquired KSA Limited Partnership, a joint venture owned by Koppers Inc. and Lehigh Hanson, Inc.

The Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Purple Line Express is set to receive $30 million for improvement to tracks between Lawrence and Jarvis stations, the latest, CTA says, in its ongoing investment in the Purple Line to improve service for customers.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) forces will work around the clock during a 16-day Trolley Tunnel outage starting July 31, performing maintenance and construction work.

Watco Companies appointed Ed McGuire to executive vice president – strategic planning. McGuire is an experienced transportation industry investment banker who has been a key advisor to Watco during the past 10 years.

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) selected Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority's (MARTA) General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Keith Parker, AICP, as the 2015 Outstanding Public Transportation Manager.

CSX successfully completed its 17th annual Maintenance Jamboree, a track safety and maintenance blitz that completes months of rail, tie, signal and bridge work on key rail corridors in a single week.

The Twin Cities Metropolitan Council adopted the Southwest Corridor Management Committee resolution recommending project changes that will reduce the cost by $250 million.

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