Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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GCT Canada, the operator of Canada's flagship container terminal located in Port Metro Vancouver, has broken ground on its GCT Deltaport Intermodal Yard Reconfiguration Project.

A major Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit (MTA-NYCT) Fix&Fortify Sandy Recovery project underway on the Staten Island Railway (SIR) will require five weekend closures between October 24 and November 30.

Amtrak President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Boardman was joined by a panel of industry experts Oct. 26 at the National Press Club to highlight the need to make infrastructure planning and investment a national priority.

Monday, 26 October 2015 13:06

Former MTA chairman E. Virgil Conway dies

E. Virgil Conway, who served as both Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) chairman and as a member of the MTA Board, died October 21, 2015, in Southampton, N.Y., at the age of 85.

BNSF has named Austin Western Railroad (AWRR) as its 2015 Shortline Railroad of the Year during its annual Shortline Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners approved construction of GCT Bayonne ship-to-rail facility – a project that completes the agency's $600 million initiative to provide all of its major marine terminals with direct access to rail.

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) proposed a three-year capital expenditures program (PTI) valued at more than CA$2.8 billion (US$2.1 billion). The plan outlines spending between 2016 - 2018 on those investments needed to upgrade or replace equipment and infrastructure that have or will reach the end of their service life in the next few years.

Friday, 23 October 2015 13:03

Foothill Gold Line to open March 2016

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) says that the Gold Line Foothill Extension Project will officially open to the public on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) received notice from Denver Transit Partners that the University of Colorado A Line commuter rail service from Denver Union Station to Denver International Airport (DIA) will be ready for service on April 22, 2016.

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) gave notice that it will be forced to suspend some, if not all, of its commuter rail service in Virginia and Washington, D.C., after December 31, 2015 if Congress does not act to extend the deadline for implementing Positive Train Control (PTC).

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