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.

Website URL:

A bill to extend current surface transportation funding at MAP-21 levels through July was approved by the Senate on Friday, May 22, and now awaits President Obama's signature.

Kansas City Southern will increase train speeds along its Laredo Subdivision from 49 to 59 mph. The subdivision runs from Laredo to Corpus Christi, Texas and the speed increase is possible due to recent track improvements.

California's Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority held a community open house and dedication for the Foothill Gold Line Operations Campus.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 00:00

KCS to open Wylie terminal in July

Kansas City Southern says a tentative opening date of July 11, 2015, has been set for its new, state-of-the-art intermodal facility in Wylie, Texas.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 10:47

CSX opens new Quebec terminal

CSX joined its partners from the Government of the province of Quebec and the municipal administration of the city of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield to inaugurate the railroad's new intermodal facility and celebrate the strengthening of business ties between Canada and the United States.

Union Pacific's Kansas infrastructure will see $120 million in improvements as part of the railroads 2015 capital plan. Between 2010 and 2014, the railroad has spent more than $482 million to strengthen the state's transportation infrastructure.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 10:37

OC Streetcar marks progress

Stakeholders gathered at the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center in California on Monday afternoon to mark a number milestones toward the construction of Orange County's first modern streetcar.

Operational efficiency and capacity along the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) rail corridor has improved with the opening of 5.2 miles of new double track at two locations along the 351-mile corridor.

Union Pacific has outlined details of its capital investment program in Minnesota, Colorado and Iowa with a planned $79 million investment in the three states.

Monday, 11 May 2015 11:16

SACRT light-rail extension goes hot

California's Sacramento Regional Transit District (SACRT) has activated high voltage wires above the light-rail tracks along the Blue Line to Cosumnes River College (CRC) light-rail extension currently under construction.

90
Page 90 of 124

Get the latest rail news

The inside scoop from RT&S, IRJ and Railway Age on and off the track. Join our email list.