Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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The city of San Antonio, Texas and Bexar County have withdrawn support of the proposed $280-million VIA Modern Streetcar Project, instead asking VIA to develop a new transportation proposal that could be taken to area voters.

Rail welding service providers step up their research efforts to bring new products and stronger, longer lasting welds to North America's railroads.

Local Florida officials joined All Aboard Florida executives at the revealing of designs for the passenger service's new Fort Lauderdale station, which was planned and designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) in association with Zyscovich Architects.

Work to expand the rail unloading capacity of the West Coast Reduction facility at Port Metro Vancouver has been completed.

Minneapolis and the Metropolitan Council (Met Council) have reached a tentative agreement regarding the plan to build the Southwest Light Rail Project from Minneapolis to Eden Prairie, Minn.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) recommended awarding a $1.636-billion contract to design and build a 3.9-mile extension of the Purple Line subway from Wilshire and Western to Wilshire and La Cienega to a joint venture composed of three construction companies.

Global Partners LP (Global) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) will develop a unit train terminal in Port Arthur, Texas.

Tuesday, 08 July 2014 00:00

EDA awards funds to Indiana rail project

The Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6-million grant to the city of Madison, Ind., to upgrade critical railroad infrastructure to support increased commerce.

GO Transit's West Toronto Diamond (WTD) continues its progress and marked a milestone in May when the east tunnel opened to rail traffic.

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