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 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) approved a plan allowing for the installation of solar energy generating equipment at 37 T-owned parking facilities.

Union Pacific made four appointments in marketing and sales leadership roles, effective Sept. 1.

Jeffrey Stiles, AICP, has joined TranSystems Corp., a consulting firm that provides engineering and architecture solutions to the transportation marketplace, leading its firm-wide passenger rail and transit market sector.

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 09:43

HNTB adds two experts to PTC team

HNTB Corporation hired two rail experts who will be responsible for the firm's Positive Train Control (PTC) work.

A new rail operation looks to convince potential customers it still brings heart to Texas railroading.

A preliminary investigation by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) into a derailment on Friday, July 29, found deteriorated crossties to be a factor.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 10:34

RTD to begin testing along G, R lines

The Regional Transportation District of Denver (RTD) is will begin testing trains along two new alignments: The R Line in Aurora, Colo., and the G Line through Arvada and Wheat Ridge.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a final rule on System Safety Programs (SSP).

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) Bureau of Rail Freight, Ports and Waterways opened the application period for the 2016 Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the 2016 Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP).

An idea to move people and goods on land at the speed of sound may help passenger railway travel more efficient.

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