Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Sound Transit celebrated 10 years of light-rail service on its Tacoma Link August 21.

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has awarded more than $4.9 million to intermodal projects in the state. FDOT selected four projects to fund from a total of eight applications received in the FY 2012/2013 funding cycle.

The next segment of a $40-million facelift of the Long Island Rail Road's (LIRR) Massapequa Station started August 21, as the railroad continues the work it began in the spring on a two-year rehabilitation project.

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

Work is underway to help stabilize slopes and stop landslides along the Pacific Northwest's only north-south passenger rail corridor.

The new $103-million West Haven passenger rail station, which is used by New Haven Line customers and operated by Metro-North Railroad under contract to Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT), is now open.

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) Harrison Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. (PATH) rail station is on track to being transformed into a 21st Century transit facility as part of Harrison's ongoing renaissance project.

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 12:26

Greenbriar Equity Group acquires Nordco

Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, a New York-based private equity firm focused exclusively on the global transportation industry, has acquired Nordco Inc. Nordco will immediately become a majority-owned Greenbriar portfolio company.

Tutor Perini Corporation's joint venture has executed a contract with the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) for the design and construction of the initial Madera to Fresno segment of the California high-speed rail system.

Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Draper TRAX light-rail line, a 3.8-mile extension of service in the Salt Lake City area, is now open.

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