Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Prendergast named James Ferrara as interim president of MTA New York City Transit (NYCT).
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) sent its Status of Positive Train Control Implementation report to Congress Aug. 7.
The Cranberry Tube, which carries the A and C Lines between Lower Manhattan and downtown Brooklyn, will be shut down in both directions for 40 non-consecutive weekends for Superstorm Sandy-related repairs.
Art Hadnett joined HNTB Corporation as senior vice president and president of the firm's West Division, overseeing vital and complex infrastructure programs in growth markets, including rail/transit.
The West Rail Bridge, the first rail bridge connecting U.S. and Mexico in more than 100 years, became operational August 7.