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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State lawmakers will take up the issue of funding the Honolulu rail project this week in a special session.

Friday, 25 August 2017 09:51

Maloney joins L.B. Foster as CFO

L.B. Foster Company named James P. Maloney senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective Sept. 18.

Metrolinx has named Phil Verster to be its new president and CEO, effective Oct. 1.

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) for hazardous material training.

The so called "Summer of Hell" will end for New York area commuters on Sept. 4 as the Amtrak Infrastructure Renewal program at New York Penn Station remains on schedule with regular operations returning on Sept. 5.

The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) is utilizing its NCRR Invests initiative to help build a spur track that will connect a new business locating to North Carolina.

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to build and finance the Lakeshore East - Central Corridor Expansion project.

Miller Ingenuity, Operation Lifesaver, Inc., and local railroads hosted U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN-1) for a roadway worker safety demonstration, as well as a discussion on rail safety programs on Aug. 22.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 11:29

Groundbreaking held for Glacier Rail Park

Federal, state and local dignitaries kicked off construction of the Glacier Rail Park in Kalispell, Mont., Aug. 22.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) began a $38.5-million improvement project at Ruggles Orange Line and Commuter Rail Station on Aug. 22.

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