Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Beginning December 28, F Line riders will have access to the newly refurbished Manhattan-bound platform at the Avenue X station in Brooklyn. The six-month station renewal project is part of a major $80.5-million capital project, awarded to Kiska Construction Inc. that will completely renew nine stations along the Culver F Line.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 10:59

Metra recounts 2015

Metra says it has had an eventful 2015, with construction and trackwork projects being completed and launched, new safety awareness campaigns and an app, as well as many other accomplishments.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 10:32

TranSystems welcomes Alex Houseal, PE

TranSystems has named Alex Houseal regional vice president for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey operations.

Union Pacific earned the Military Friendly Employer designation from Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, ranking sixth among the top 100.

In its investigation report, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that inadequate track conditions led to the June 2014 derailment of a Canadian National freight train near Faust, Alberta, Canada.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 13:30

NS to idle Ashtabula coal pier

Norfolk Southern plans to consolidate operations of its coal docks located on Lake Erie in Northern Ohio, which will streamline operations for customers while improving network efficiency and reducing operating costs for NS.

This week in Portland, Ore., final installation of safety enhancements began at TriMet's MAX Orange Line crossings at SE 11th Ave.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 13:24

Ansaldo STS awarded MBTA PTC contract

Ansaldo STS was awarded a $338-million contract from Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to furnish a complete positive train control (PTC) system on its entire commuter rail network.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 08:41

B&P Tunnel DEIS released

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), Amtrak and the Baltimore City Department of Transportation released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the B&P Tunnel Project Dec. 18.

The passage of the Omnibus Appropriations bill late last week solidified funding for transit projects through the Federal Transit Administration's New Starts/Small Starts program. Transit agencies, such as Sound Transit and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA), are hailing the bill's passage as progress for major transit expansion projects.

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