Valley Metro accepted delivery of rail for its Gilbert Road light-rail extension in Mesa, Ariz.

17 January 2018

CHSRA names Kelly CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's (CHSRA) Board of Directors named Brian P. Kelly as its new chief executive officer, effective Feb. 1, 2018.

 

The Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) has been released for the Port of Long Beach's (POLB) proposed redeveloped of a rail yard to transition more cargo to rail.

The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Cap Metro) Board of Directors in Austin, Texas, has named Randy Clarke as the agency's next president and CEO.

 

January will see the final five miles of rail installed as part of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Double Track project.

The Central Maine & Québec Railway (CMQ) has announced two appointments in the New Year.

 

Florida East Coast Railway, the regional carrier operating 350 miles of main line from Miami to Jacksonville, has a new president and chief executive officer.

 

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) introduced legislation Jan. 11 aimed at speeding up the implementation of positive train control (PTC) technology that could prevent catastrophic human-caused rail accidents.

 

MARTA, Atlanta's transit operator, plans to replace its entire railcar fleet, the single biggest item on its to-do list in 2018.

 

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is celebrating the completion of the state's largest program of rail infrastructure improvements after seven years.

 

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