Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Sound Transit is conducting two open houses this month to seek public comment on its evaluation of alternatives to extend Link light rail from SeaTac to the Kent/Des Moines and Federal Way areas.

The New Jersey Transit Board of Directors authorized the agency to enter into a public-private partnership with Cablevision Systems Corporation to offer one of the top requested amenities to NJ Transit customers: high-speed wireless internet access at stations and onboard trains.

Monday, 10 June 2013 16:18

Building the energy boom

Flexible infrastructure plans and strategic upgrades have allowed the Canadian railroads to take full advantage of the surge in energy- related traffic.

Monday, 20 May 2013 17:53

NRC is stronger than ever

The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association has experienced healthy growth by keeping the needs of its members in the forefront.

The joint venture of Stacy and Witbeck, Inc., and Herzog Contracting Corp. utilize innovation and fluid communication to safely construct a 45-mile commuter rail line.

The government of Quebec wants a light-rail option to be included in plans for the new Champlain Bridge in Montreal. The bridge will cross the St. Lawrence River and will link the Island of Montreal to the South Shore, passing through île des Soeurs.

In another record-setting year, North American railroads continue to invest in themselves with capacity expansion and maintenance projects.

Friday, 12 April 2013 09:54

A steady road to shortline success

Minnesota Prairie Line proves it takes more than a history of challenges, an end in service and the threat of abandonment to keep a dedicated shortline down.

President Obama released his fiscal year 2014 budget on April 10 and included $77 million for the U.S. Department of Transportation. The figure is six percent above the FY 2012 enacted levels and the administration says the budget provides immediate transportation investment in key areas.

Monday, 08 April 2013 13:02

CN funds AREMA endowment for education

Canadian National has committed a $50,000 endowment to the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation, according to a release from the association.

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