Kyra Senese, Managing Editor

Kyra Senese, Managing Editor

Kyra Senese has joined Railway Track & Structures as managing editor, reporting to Mischa Wanek-Libman, RT&S editor.

An Illinois native, Kyra is a May 2016 alumna of Columbia College Chicago, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism with a magazine writing concentration. She initially joined RT&S as assistant editor in August 2016. Kyra previously worked as a research assistant with Advertising Age. Her journalism career began at Columbia’s student-run newspaper, The Columbia Chronicle, where she worked her way up to become editor-in-chief.  

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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has announced that the agency will add more than 600 new high-definition (HD) security cameras to its rail system as part of its Safe and Secure program.

 

Kansas City Southern (KCS) has announced organizational changes with three new appointments, all of which are effective immediately.

 

TEXRail trains got a new home the morning of May 22 with the celebratory opening of a new Equipment Maintenance Facility (EMF).

 

Monday, 21 May 2018 12:34

HNTB names Slaughter SVP

HNTB Corporation has promoted Kimberly Slaughter, transit/rail market sector leader, to serve as a senior vice president of the firm.

 

Two grade separation projects along the Alameda CorridorEast (ACE) freight rail corridor in eastern Los Angeles County have been awarded $78 million in grant funding following approval by the California Transportation Commission (CTC).

 

New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) announced May 17 the launch of a new, modernized fare collection system for its trains this week.

 

Following the release of a federal complaint against Universal Concrete Products, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has ordered an independent contractor to evaluate the condition of the concrete panels being used in the construction of its Silver Line phase II stations.

 

The Government of Canada's Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, has announced a CA$9.2 million (US7.18 million) investment for a project at Ashcroft Terminal that will improve terminal infrastructure.

 

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved $703.6 million in SB-1 funding for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) on May 16.

 

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 12:11

AAR’s Hamberger to retire in early 2019

Edward R. Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), has announced his upcoming retirement from the organization in early 2019.

 

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