Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Wednesday, 22 July 2015 12:45

ASLRRA boasts Senate progress on 45G

The Senate Finance Committee met to debate legislation put forward by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) to extend expiring tax credits, including the Section 45G railroad track maintenance credit.

Rail infrastructure and maintenance company Harsco Rail plans to move all technology products and services under the Protran Technology brand, including Zeta Tech.

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has launched a comprehensive, focused safety review of the New York & Atlantic Railway's (NY&A) safety culture and management practices.

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 12:49

CP appoints new chairpersons

Canadian Pacific has unanimously elected Andrew Reardon chairman of the board.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. was awarded a contract to provide design services for the Construction Package 2-3 (CP 2-3) of the California High Speed Rail, which represents the continuation of construction on the California high-speed rail system south towards Kern County.

Lisa Raitt, Canada's minister of transport, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Action Plan with South Korea to promote cooperation in the field of transport, with a focus on gateways, air and rail transportation activities.

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker appointed the five-member Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Fiscal Management and Control Board (FMCB) and designated Joe Aiello as chair immediately after signing into law the Fiscal Year 2016 budget.

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) officially awarded the contract to build the three stations in the West Oahu Station group to Nan, Inc.

Monday, 20 July 2015 13:20

The T appoints CFO/VP of Finance

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) appointed Monica Fowler to chief financial officer and vice president of finance.

The Federal Transit Administration issued its formal Record of Decision (ROD) for Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link extension, which will extend light-rail from the Northgate neighborhood in Seattle to Lynnwood in Snohomish County.

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