CSX plans to invest approximately $2.3 billion in its business in 2013 supporting initiatives to help meet long-term demand for freight rail, improve customer service and further the company's plans for long-term profitable growth.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) presented the Board of Director's Governance Committee with a staff draft of the authority's strategic plan, called Momentum, which defines the next generation of WMATA.
The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) celebrated the completion of the West Rail Line construction Jan. 23 with lighting the 6th Avenue Bridge, which signifies the start of the countdown to the grand opening of the West Rail Line on April 26.
Norfolk Southern named Jerry Hall vice president intermodal operations, he will succeed Robert Huffman, who is retiring Feb. 1.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's long-term transportation funding proposal, "Virginia's Road to the Future," would provide the Virginia Department of Transportation with approximately $1.07 billion in new funds for rail and transit projects.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee selected subcommittee ranking members for each of its six panels.
Craig King has been appointed president of R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, effective January 2013.
L.B. Foster Company appointed James Tanner general manager and Robert Docherty head of business development, Rail Technologies, effective immediately.
BNSF has planned a 2013 capital commitment program of approximately $4.1 billion, approximately a $450-million increase over its 2012 capital spend of $3.6 billion.
CSX is planning a major track capacity expansion on its River Line between northern New Jersey and the Albany, N.Y., region.