President Obama pushed his plan, the Rebuild America Partnership, to encourage private investment in public infrastructure while in Miami, Fla., touring Port Miami's tunnel project, which provides a direct connection between the port and major highway.
U.S. Department of Transportation released a third round of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) storm-related reimbursements through the FY 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act.
Amtrak has prepared an Environmental Assessment for the construction of an underground concrete casing to preserve a right-of-way for the future expansion of rail service between New Jersey and New York.
The Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies named Lara Karamatsu its 2013 Young Engineer of the Year. A civil engineer in the Honolulu office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, Karamatsu is one of the firm's designers for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project.
In its FY 2014 funding request to Congress, Amtrak is emphasizing the need for more federal capital investment to improve and expand intercity passenger rail, while requesting significantly less in federal operating support.
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) in Ohio will begin its nearly $7-million restoration and improvement of the S-curve on the Red Line rail track on April 21, with an estimated completion date of June 7, 2013.
OmniTRAX, Inc., has made four management appointments and promotions.