Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Eric Olson joined Gannett Fleming as Transit & Rail Business Line leader for the West Region. In this role, Olson is responsible for Gannett Fleming's portfolio of transit clients and projects and works to assure that Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail delivers the highest level of service to them.

Salient Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of L.B. Foster Co., achieved ISO 9001:2008 Certification in the second quarter of 2016. This facility engineers and manufactures remote infrastructure and vehicle monitoring devices and software for the global rail industry.

The state of New York is implementing aggressive initiatives to fight the Zika virus and partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to combat the virus in the subway system.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) approved a plan allowing for the installation of solar energy generating equipment at 37 T-owned parking facilities.

Union Pacific made four appointments in marketing and sales leadership roles, effective Sept. 1.

Jeffrey Stiles, AICP, has joined TranSystems Corp., a consulting firm that provides engineering and architecture solutions to the transportation marketplace, leading its firm-wide passenger rail and transit market sector.

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 09:43

HNTB adds two experts to PTC team

HNTB Corporation hired two rail experts who will be responsible for the firm's Positive Train Control (PTC) work.

A new rail operation looks to convince potential customers it still brings heart to Texas railroading.

A preliminary investigation by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) into a derailment on Friday, July 29, found deteriorated crossties to be a factor.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 10:34

RTD to begin testing along G, R lines

The Regional Transportation District of Denver (RTD) is will begin testing trains along two new alignments: The R Line in Aurora, Colo., and the G Line through Arvada and Wheat Ridge.

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