The reduced level of federal investment in Northeast Corridor (NEC) infrastructure has resulted in a cumulative degradation of its components, nearing the loss of asset functionality and decreased reliability of the system that threatens the successful continuity of passenger rail operations, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman told a Congressional committee June 7.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's (VTA) Board of Directors awarded the Granite Rock Company, doing-business-as Pavex Construction Division, a $16.8 million construction contract award for the continued improvements planned along Capitol Expressway and future VTA rapid transit and light
Union Pacific received the 2012 Rail Carrier of the Year Award from WWL Vehicle Services Americas. The award evaluates rail carriers on criteria such as transit and damage-free delivery performance. It is the third consecutive year Union Pacific won this award.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) opened an information center at Port Washington Station to detail the benefits of the LIRR's proposed track extensions at its Port Washington Train Yard.
Ritron, Inc., has delivered an order for 350pcs of the Ritron NXDN digital locomotive radios to the Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) in Philadelphia, Pa.
The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2013-14 FY budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles, supporting more than 8,500 jobs, and includes $111.2 million for rail-related projects.
Canadian Pacific appointed the Hon. Jim Prentice to the company's board of directors.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed James Smith, Jr., as secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Robert Smith as the administrator for the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA).