Indiana University students and Bloomington commuters will notice increased trains speeds beginning Monday, Oct. 15 on the Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) rail line that cuts through the IU campus and the balance of the city.
Southern California's Metrolink partnered with the San Bernardino Associated Governments (SanBAG) in its groundbreaking event for the Eastern Maintenance Facility (EMF) Expansion project on Thursday, Oct. 4. SanBAG is the lead agency and funding source for the $13 million project.
The MARTA Board of Directors selected Keith T. Parker as MARTA's next general manager and chief executive officer on Oct. 4.
Patsy Crisafi, co-founder, principal and executive vice-president of Roadway Worker Training, Inc., and Vinnie Vaccarello, president and co-owner of All Railroad Services Corporation, both of St. Augustine, Fla., were killed in a small plane crash on Oct. 3 in Gary, Ind.
BNSF was awarded the 2012 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence during the AREMA Annual Conference in Chicago, Ill.
Canadian Pacific launched new faster intermodal train services connecting Vancouver, B.C., to Toronto, ON, or Chicago, Ill.
RailWorks Corporation named Daniel Brown corporate equipment manager.
The Regional Transportation Authority unveiled a plan to fund capital improvements for transit systems across Chicago and the suburbs.
The Metrolink Board of Directors appointed Michael P. DePallo, a veteran transit leader with more than 30 years of experience, as chief executive officer of the Southern California commuter rail service.
The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program marked nine years of existence in June 2012.