Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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The Metra Board of Directors approved the agency's 2017 budget, which includes a fare increase that will fund needed capital requirements.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has proposed a $6 billion 2017 operating and capital budget.

Sound Transit and the Federal Transit Administration issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Federal Way Link light-rail extension, which would extend light rail south from Angle Lake in the city of SeaTac to the Federal Way Transit Center.

Siemens and Bentley Systems have formalized a strategic alliance agreement where the companies will invest €50 million (US$54.3 million) in developing joint solutions to enlarge their respective offerings for infrastructure and industry to the benefit of the end-customers.

A total of five consortia and companies have qualified to bid on two contracts from CDPQ Infra, subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, to build part of a proposed CA$5.5-billion (US$4.06-billion) light-rail project in Montreal.

Friday, 11 November 2016 11:26

Valley Metro names Smith to CEO post

Scott Smith, who has served as Valley Metro's interim CEO since February 2016, will transition to a two-year term as the agency's CEO.

Thursday, 10 November 2016 11:09

CSX updates Q4 expectations

CSX has revised its expectations for fourth quarter performance to reflect a decrease in earnings per share, but says it remains committed to finding cost savings and efficiencies and invest in improvements to drive its long-term strategy.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 13:12

Nearly 70 percent of transit ballot measures pass

Public transportation across the United States came out a winner of the Nov. 8 election as 33 of the 48 local and statewide public transit measures up for a vote were approved; a passage rate of 69 percent, based on unofficial results.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 12:53

Jim Hansen joins Herzog Railroad Services as CCO

Herzog Railroad Services, Inc. (HRSI), has named James Hansen chief commercial officer, where he will report directly to HRSI President Rob Crawford.

Union Pacific will be performing track work along three of Metra's commuter lines throughout November.

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