Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Wednesday, 07 January 2015 13:13

CHSRA breaks ground on HSR

Marking significant progress toward modernizing California's transportation infrastructure, on Jan. 6 the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) joined hundreds of supporters and government, student, community, transportation, business and labor leaders to break ground on the nation's first high-speed rail system.

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 12:54

LACMTA CEO to step down

Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Art Leahy's last day of service will be April 5, 2015, when his current contract expires. Leahy, who started his transportation career as a bus operator and became one of the nation's leading transit officials, has headed LACMTA for six years.

In 2014, CSX and its customers worked together on 107 projects to build or expand facilities on CSX's network and shortline partners.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has completed the acquisition of Pinsly Railroad Company's Arkansas Division for approximately $40 million in cash, subject to adjustment for final working capital.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 09:18

MBTA Green Line receives $996 million

A $996-million federal grant has been awarded to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to extend Green Line light-rail service from East Cambridge to Somerville and Medford.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 04:34

Holland promotes two; Madderom retires

Holland LP promoted Gerry Coyne to general manager RMSS and Russ Gehl to vice president maintenance of way sales.

 

A new Amtrak website aims to raise awareness about Northeast Corridor (NEC) infrastructure needs and build support for capital investment in projects crucial to support economic growth in the region and meet a growing demand for passenger rail service.

Safety improvements at grade crossings along crude-by-rail corridors are the focus of a Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) study that identifies locations where improvements will make the transport of oil safer for residents, workers and emergency responders.

Hill International was awarded a contract from Sound Transit to provide design-build project management services in connection with the E360 Segment of the East Link Light Rail project.

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