Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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BNSF plans to invest an estimated $125 million on maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in Oklahoma this year.

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) awarded a research grant for the city of Brunswick, Maine, the Northern New England Passenger Authority (NNEPRA) and the Maine Department of Transportation, among other partners, to participate in a field research program to develop and test new trespass detection and deterrent technologies.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 09:27

CTA, LIRR launch rail safety campaigns

As part of its continuing focus on customer safety, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has launched a new informational campaign reminding "L" riders about the dangers of trespassing on CTA railroad tracks.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 09:22

Ruddell to retire from The T in October

The president and executive director of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T), Dick Ruddell plans to retire, effective October 4.

AREMA President Jim Carter looks back at his 2012-2013 term at the helm of the association.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott recently joined state and local officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new MBTA Salem Commuter Rail Station.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker approved four freight rail improvement projects totaling approximately $11 million in grants and loans. The goal of Wisconsin's freight railroad assistance program is to increase the use of rail transportation and support economic development and job creation.

On September 13 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joined four members of Congress, Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Ted Deutch D-(FL), Lois Frankel (D-FL) and Patrick Murphy (D-FL) and other local leaders to talk about how the South Florida Freight and Passenger Rail Enhancement project will help South Florida.

Friday, 06 September 2013 13:17

CSX completes first phase of National Gateway

The National Gateway coalition has completed its first phase on-time and on-budget, which clears the way for double-stack intermodal rail service between CSX's existing terminal in Chambersburg, Pa., and its hub facility in Northwest Ohio.

Friday, 06 September 2013 13:15

Streetcars return to Salt Lake City, Dec. 8

The first streetcar to travel Utah's streets in more than 50 years will be open for service starting December 8, 2013.

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