Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has approved six freight rail improvement projects totaling more than $24 million in grants and loans. The goal of Wisconsin's freight railroad assistance program is to increase the use of rail transportation and support economic development and job creation.
New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) appointed Gardner Tabon as the chief of the recently-established Office of System Safety, as part of an initiative to reinvigorate NJ Transit's corporate-wide safety culture.
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) board of directors re-elected Robert Strauss as their chair for the coming year.