Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff, North Carolina Governor Patrick McCrory, Charlotte Mayor Patsy Kinsey and other local officials celebrated the start of construction on the LYNX Blue Line extension from downtown Charlotte to the University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte campus.

Construction of the Southwest Light Rail Transit (LRT) line in Minnesota (Green Line Extension) may require freight rail traffic currently running along the preferred LRT route to be kept with adjustments or relocated to St. Louis Park.

Friday, 19 July 2013 12:29

MWAA says Silver Line Phase 1 delayed

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), in conjunction with Dulles Transit Partners, said expected substantial completion of Phase 1 of the Metrorail Silver Line project will be delayed by approximately eight weeks.

Sound Transit's Link light rail celebrated its fourth birthday July 11 amid continued strong ridership growth and record-setting trends this summer. The line has carried more than 30 million riders since it opened to the public on July 18, 2009.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and other officials recently celebrated the opening of the Four Corners and Newmarket commuter rail stations and the improvements made along the entire Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Fairmount line.

For 30 days this summer, crews working on the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's East Side Access megaproject will build heavy concrete slabs that will serve as the ceiling of a new underpass at the busy Harold Interlocking switching complex in Sunnyside, Queens.

Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:09

NS completes annual maintenance blitz

Norfolk Southern has completed $22.6 million worth of track, bridge and signal improvements along its major coal line through Pennsylvania's Monongahela Valley.

Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:07

Stacy and Witbeck appoint new president

Stacy and Witbeck, Inc., named George Furnanz president, effective June 12, 2013. Furnanz will take over the responsibilities of company president from John Bollier, who had been president and chief executive officer. Bollier will continue to serve as chief executive officer.

The Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association, Inc. (NIPRA), released a business plan laying the groundwork for a regional, 11-city passenger rail corridor between Columbus, Ohio, and Chicago, Ill., through Fort Wayne and Warsaw, Ind.

The Denver Regional Transportation District's (RTD) contractor for the East Rail Line, Denver Transit Partners (DTP), installed the first track toward Denver International Airport (DIA) along Peña Boulevard on July 17.

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