Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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The state of New York is implementing aggressive initiatives to fight the Zika virus and partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to combat the virus in the subway system.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) approved a plan allowing for the installation of solar energy generating equipment at 37 T-owned parking facilities.

Union Pacific made four appointments in marketing and sales leadership roles, effective Sept. 1.

Jeffrey Stiles, AICP, has joined TranSystems Corp., a consulting firm that provides engineering and architecture solutions to the transportation marketplace, leading its firm-wide passenger rail and transit market sector.

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 09:43

HNTB adds two experts to PTC team

HNTB Corporation hired two rail experts who will be responsible for the firm's Positive Train Control (PTC) work.

A new rail operation looks to convince potential customers it still brings heart to Texas railroading.

A preliminary investigation by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) into a derailment on Friday, July 29, found deteriorated crossties to be a factor.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 10:34

RTD to begin testing along G, R lines

The Regional Transportation District of Denver (RTD) is will begin testing trains along two new alignments: The R Line in Aurora, Colo., and the G Line through Arvada and Wheat Ridge.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a final rule on System Safety Programs (SSP).

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) Bureau of Rail Freight, Ports and Waterways opened the application period for the 2016 Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the 2016 Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP).

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