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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A state senator from Massachusetts is tapping into a mode of public communication not seen since last century: The whistle-stop tour (but by car).

Ottawa's expansion of its light-rail system received a CA$1.09-billion (US$825-million) funding commitment from the Canadian government on June 16, 2017.

A financial agreement has been reached between all partners involved in the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex redevelopment project to transform New York City's James A Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub.

A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been issued for the Susquehanna River Rail Bridge Project.

The planned extension of Toronto Transit Commission's Yonge Subway north to the York Region received a CA$36-million (US$27.18 million) infusion from the government of Canada to advance planning preliminary engineering.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) filed comments with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on June 12, detailing the importance of preserving North American trade relationships to freight railroads.

Thursday, 15 June 2017 11:48

ASLRRA recognizes 308 Jake Award winners

More than 300 shortline and regional railroads earned Jake Awards from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) for their safety performance in 2016.

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recognized winners of its annual Rail Safety & Security Excellence Awards and named the team from the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) as the winner of the International Rail Rodeo.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 12:32

Denver sees G Line testing begin

Denver Regional Transportation District and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners (DTP), have been given regulatory approval to begin testing along the G Line on June 14.

Public transit leaders joined together at the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) annual conference in Baltimore, Md., to discuss and express their concerns regarding the Trump Administration's FY18 budget proposal to phase out the Capital Improvement Grant (CIG) program.

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