U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) outlined his goals in 2013 as chairman of the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, before retiring in 2014.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) plans to expedite the installation of vehicle warning gates at the Long Ridge Road grade crossing in Redding, Conn.
Work on the $24-million railroad bridge at Hopson Road in Durham, N.C., that will make train and vehicular travel safer and faster while boosting the local economy has begun.
Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) are gearing up for track improvements along the former Norfolk Southern (NS) route used by Amtrak Wolverine Service and Blue Water trains from Kalamazoo to central and eastern Michigan. Amtrak has responsibility for this infrastructure, effective Feb. 16.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has designated the Darby Road Extension Alternative as the preferred site for the proposed Paoli Intermodal Transportation Center.
In Ottawa, ON, Canada, the city finalized the project agreement with Rideau Transit Group (RTG) to design, build, finance and maintain its new 12.5-kilometer (7.7-mile) Confederation Line Light Rail project.
State departments of transportation (DOTs) and local governments committed a little more than $117 billion in funding for transportation-related construction projects during 2012,
Michael Melaniphy, president and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), congratulated President Obama for "highlighting the connection between American jobs and transportation
The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works named the Senate Transportation Subcommittee members for the 113th Congress.
Union Pacific (UP) will promote Donna Kush to vice president public affairs northern region, effective April 1, succeeding Joe Bateman.