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 area near the border of the United States and Canada will see a new transload facility and rail siding built.

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Rutherford Station project, which is part of an ongoing effort to support expanded GO Regional Express Rail (GO RER).

The largest container vessel to call Canada arrived on May 5 at Global Container Terminals (GCT) Deltaport, located in the Port of Vancouver. The port was able to attract the vessel due in part to its enhanced rail connections.

Canada will headquarter its new infrastructure bank in Toronto, ON, and has also launched an intense search for the bank's senior leadership.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. will conduct preliminary engineering and other planning work for the new AirTrain connection to LaGuardia Airport.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) issued a Request for Proposals for the Cross Harbor Freight Tunnel Tier II Environmental Impact Study. The study will explore a cross-harbor freight tunnel that would offer New York City a direct link to the national freight rail network.

Local and federal Canadian officials gathered May 5 to break ground on a grade separation project in Winnipeg, MB.

A portion of federal funding committed to Sound Transit for the Lynnwood Link Extension was saved as part of the Federal Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Bill, which gained congressional approval on May 4.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) has selected its consulting team as it begins to plan for the future of the New Haven Line, as well as the state's rail system.

The Central Connecticut Rail Study (CCRS) has been completed and found investment in the rail corridor for freight use would be viable, while passenger rail investment would be cost prohibitive.

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