Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa is originally from Grand Island, Neb., and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with a major in magazine journalism and minor in business management. She began her career in journalism and railroading at Railway Track & Structures in 2001 when she joined as assistant editor, before being named managing editor in 2008 and editor in 2010. 

Mischa has worked for 515 Magazine and Drake Magazine, both in Des Moines, and 08004homes.com in London, U.K.

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The Request for Proposals (RFP) stage has closed for teams to submit their bids to design, build and finance GO Transit station improvements on the Stouffville GO Corridor for the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program.

CSX began operations this week at the new Pittsburgh intermodal rail terminal, which the railroad calls the last key component of its National Gateway Initiative.

As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida, HAZON Solutions says it will provide its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle fleet management software free to those involved in storm disaster response or recovery efforts in the United States.

Thursday, 07 September 2017 11:31

USDOT accepting TIGER applications for FY17

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is accepting Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant applications through Oct. 16 for Fiscal Year 2017 awards.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 11:41

Gov. Ige signs Honolulu rail funding bill

Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed a bill that includes a $2.4-billion package to fund the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit (HART) rail project's full 20-mile build out.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 11:21

Report: VA rail investment provides 250% return

A study by the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) has found rail transportation operators in the area contribute more than $600 million to the commonwealth's general fund.

The government of Canada has "formally demanded" that the Hudson Bay Railway Company honor a 2008 agreement and repair tracks between Amery and Churchill, Manitoba.

The province of Nova Scotia and the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway Ltd. have signed a one-year agreement to preserve rail infrastructure between St. Peter's Junction and Sydney.

Friday, 01 September 2017 11:15

Amtrak completes NY Penn Station renewal work

Amtrak has completed its accelerated infrastructure renewal at New York Penn Station. The track and switch projects will help improve reliability at the busy rail hub.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) wants all rail transit vehicles to have cameras installed to help in crash investigations.

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