Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Improvements to the open stream channel and removal of years of sediment have tamed the Sing Sing Creek, which flows under the Metro-North Railroad tracks in Ossining, N.Y., and empties into the Hudson River.

Construction is moving swiftly as Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) moves forward on a $53 million, 42.5-acre intermodal container transfer facility (ICTF) at Port Everglades that will be used to transfer domestic and international shipping containers between ship and rail beginning in mid 2014.

Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) has temporarily suspended work on two transit studies and is reviewing its operations for other potentially impacted services as a result of the shutdown by the federal government.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 14:24

X Train, city of Fullerton extend MOU

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train), entered into an agreement with the city of Fullerton, Calif., to extend its previous Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Indiana assembled a Blue Ribbon Panel to plan the next generation of transportation infrastructure in the state. Gov. Mike Pence made this announcement at the 2013 Indiana Logistics Summit recently.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 13:56

Holland makes organizational changes

Holland LP has made four personnel changes within the organization. The growth needed in order to reach its company goals requires a strong focus and an integrated approach, the company says.

The Illinois Department of Transportation and Union Pacific are performing the last of three phases of 2013 upgrades to Illinois' signature high-speed route, Chicago-St. Louis, for future 110 mph operation of Amtrak Lincoln Service trains.

Friday, 11 October 2013 11:07

UP receives outstanding partnership award

Union Pacific received an appreciation award for its responsiveness and outstanding partnership with ConAgra Mills.

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) hired Walsh/II in One JV as its construction manager/general contractor to oversee the $240-million Red Line 95th Street Terminal project.

Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:44

DART Board elects chair, vice chair

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has elected Robert Strauss, a partner at the Dallas-based law firm of Strasburger & Price, LLP, to chair of its board of directors.

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