Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation's (ConnDOT) preferred alternative to replace the Walk Bridge in Norwalk, Conn., is a Long Span Vertical Lift bridge.

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has reopened the application period for $5 million in loans for freight rail projects.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:30

HNTB adds rail expert Joseph Rago to team

Joseph Rago, PE, CEM, LEED, joined HNTB Corporation as senior project manager and associate vice president in the firm's Northeast Division rail and transit practice. He is based in the firm's Newark, New Jersey, office.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 12:28

BNSF completes second track at Pecos River

BNSF has completed double tracking a three-mile segment that crosses the Pecos River near Fort Sumner, N.M.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 12:23

TriMet completes Rose Quarter MAX improvements

TriMet resumed regular service along MAX light-rail lines Sept. 4 in Portland, Ore., following improvements that were made during the past two weeks.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 11:50

RRVW names Zink VP economic development

The Red River Valley & Western Railroad (RRVW) has appointed Daniel Zink to the newly-created post of vice president - economic development and community affairs of the 577-mile shortline railroad.

The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) Board of Directors installed a new president and elected two directors during its annual membership meeting on Aug. 29.

The inability of Minnesota lawmakers to hold a special session will not result in the doom of the Southwest LRT project.

The governments of Canada and Alberta have reached an agreement that will make CA$1.08 billion (US$829 million) available for the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund and the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund.

A complete failure of an already-cracked rail led to the January 2015 derailment of a Canadian Pacific train near Nipigon, Ontario, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB).

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