Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Union Pacific has named Rhonda Ferguson executive vice president and chief legal officer, effective July 11.

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 07:51

DART Rail/Trinity Railway Express turns 20

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will celebrate 20 years in service this month. Notable milestones surrounding its 20 years includes more than 360 million passenger trips, 90 miles of rail, $8-billion in economic impact and $5 billion in private transit oriented development at or near rail stations.

LTK Engineering Services has promoted Dominic DiBrito to president, replacing George Dorshimer, who will be retiring, effective January 1, 2017.

On June 6, 2016, Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA-8) joined representatives from TRAC Lubricants and Coatings (TLC) and the New Hope and Ivyland Railroad for a product demonstration and rail industry discussion.

Canadian National is encouraging communities to submit input for corridor risk assessments along rail routes carrying significant amounts of dangerous goods.

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Ronkonkoma Branch Double Track project is one step closer to breaking ground after two design-build contracts were awarded for work that will significantly advance the project.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) will begin building the Wilshire/La Brea underground station for the Purple Line Extension Project June 10.

Steve Witter has been promoted to executive director of TriMet's Capital Projects and Construction Division.

Monday, 06 June 2016 13:57

SacRT names Li as new GM/CEO

After a nationwide search, the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) appointed Henry Li as the new general manager and chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2016.

Metra hosted a special Safety Train excursion June 3 to commemorate National Safety Month and highlight the numerous ways that Metra strives to operate the safest possible railroad for its customers, employees, local schoolchildren and the public.

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