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 Utah Transit Authority (UTA) will use a portion of the funds awarded by the Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Transit Administration for its positive train control (PTC) efforts to purchase a rail simulator.

Thursday, 08 June 2017 07:53

HNTB adds two PTC experts to practice

HNTB Corporation has added two positive train control (PTC) experts "to assist transit and rail clients in moving toward compliance" of the 2018 implementation deadline.

Canadian Pacific is praising its sales and marketing team for generating new opportunities and driving growth by focusing on customer service and a willingness to identify and implement total transportation solutions.

Valley Metro began construction on the 50th St/Washington Station June 8. The station is the Valley Metro infill station and the first capital project under Transportation 2050 (T2050), approved by Phoenix voters in 2015.

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have shortlisted three teams to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.

Paul Comfort has been replaced as the head of the Maryland Transit Administration with Kevin B. Quinn, Jr., named acting administrator by Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn.

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has committed $115 million to help fund Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (LACMTA) Regional Connector Transit Project.

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 00:00

TNW celebrates 35th anniversary

TNW Corporation, a Dallas-based owner-operator of shortline railroads and logistics centers, is celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2017.

The Port of Vancouver USA has begun work on the final two projects in its decade-long initiative to bolster growth by investing in freight rail infrastructure.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) will begin two interlocking and dockyard projects in October rather than July to accommodate planned activities associated with the projects.

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