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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Public transit leaders joined together at the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) annual conference in Baltimore, Md., to discuss and express their concerns regarding the Trump Administration's FY18 budget proposal to phase out the Capital Improvement Grant (CIG) program.

The planned expansion of the Barrie GO line in Toronto, ON, Canada is taking a step forward with the issuance of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ).

President Donald Trump joined U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine Chao and other infrastructure stakeholders at USDOT's headquarters to close out Infrastructure Week and push the regulatory reform element of his infrastructure plan.

Severe flooding and washout conditions have caused OminTRAX Inc. to suspend operations June 9 on northern segment of the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR) between Amery and Churchill, Manitoba.

The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad.

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.

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