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.
OmniTRAX, Inc., an affiliate of The Broe Group, has named A&K Railroad Materials Inc. as the recipient of its Second Annual Supplier of the Year Award.
Three East Coast senators are highlighting the need for increased funding of Amtrak following two derailments at New York Penn Station.
Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL-5) joined representatives from the Illinois rail industry for a public policy discussion and a tour of Industry-Railway Suppliers, Inc., (IRS) at its Elmhurst, Ill., headquarters on April 10.
Amtrak has completed repairs to tracks at New York Penn Station following two derailments in the past month and the railroad's CEO has pledged a review of its maintenance practices to ensure the situation is not repeated.
Union Pacific plans to invest $180 million into its California infrastructure in 2017. The investment is part of the Class 1's $3.1-billion capital plan for the year.
Vossloh has made six leadership changes that will affect its divisions serving the North American rail market.
The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) hosted provincial and local mayors to discuss its vision of a transit center to be developed at Toronto Pearson airport.
SNC-Lavalin has offered to acquire WS Atkins for CA$3.5 billion (US$2.6 billion). The two firms are still in discussions.
Union Pacific marks its second consecutive year as the top-performing railroad in employee safety. This milestone follows the Class 1 achieving its best annual employee safety performance in its 154-year history in 2016.
The province of Ontario is moving forward with plans to redevelop the Kipling Station into a transit hub that will integrate subway, regional rail and inter-regional bus services.