Merv Tweed, who recently announced his resignation from the Canadian House of Commons after serving more than nine years as the Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, has been appointed as president of OmniTRAX Canada.
A U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant was awarded to the Kansas City Streetcar project in the amount of $20 million.
The Port of Baltimore, Port of Tucson and Port of Oswego have received $16.5 million in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants.
Springfield, Ill. has been awarded $14.4 million for the construction of a railroad underpass at Carpenter Street, an important component of the Springfield Rail Improvement Project and the entire Chicago-to-St. Louis passenger rail corridor.
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a rule proposal that would give states an opportunity to manage the federally required environmental review process for highway, rail and transit projects.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) broke ground August 29 on the new Cermak Green Line station, a $50-million construction project that will energize the area around McCormick Place and provide an additional transportation option for the Near South Side.
BNSF plans to invest an estimated $385 million on maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in Missouri and Kansas this year.
Union Pacific and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon have signed a master access agreement and a memorandum of understanding.
The Alaska Railroad Corporation is looking for someone to fill the position of president and chief executive officer.
OmniTRAX, Inc., hired Pierre-Luc Mathieu as chief strategy officer. In his role, Mathieu will have the primary responsibility for strategy development, service expansion, new market entry and mergers and acquisitions processes.