Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Monday, 14 September 2015 13:20

RTD begins A Line testing

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Denver and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners, began testing trains along the East Rail A Line on Sept. 11 and 12.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Prendergast is pointing to a Sept. 10 derailment to highlight the need for additional funds to keep the system is a state of good repair.

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will receive $1.25 million for its program to modernize the to Red and Purple Lines in an effort to bolster Chicago's ability to meet growing demand for transit.

Talks Sept. 10 between Amtrak, Connecticut and federal officials resulted in a pledge to move the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield project forward. However, a plan will not be solidified until the end of the month.

Friday, 11 September 2015 11:44

MBTA completes roll in of new bridge

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) successfully rolled a new bridge for the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line into place on Saturday, Aug. 29.

Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) will begin the final stages of its 18-month effort to completely rehabilitate the Ben Franklin Bridge.

Rep. Brad Ashford (D-NE-2) joined representatives from NMC Railway Systems for a tour of the company's Omaha facility and discussion of public policy priorities for the local business and rail communities.

Sunday, 09 August 2015 12:35

KCS bolsters its intermodal WIT

The opening of the Wylie Intermodal Terminal centralizes KCS' Dallas-area facilities and allows the railroad to continue tapping cross-border intermodal traffic.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) located at the Harry Schnabel, Jr., Lab.

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