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The management team at SamTrans is being restructured to improve the operating efficiency and the administrative functions of SamTrans, Caltrain and San Mateo County Transportation Authority.

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Board of Governors has appointed Elizabeth Caruso, CAE, as AREMA's executive director and chief executive officer, effective September 1, 2015.

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has completed the acquisition of Regional Rail, LLC (Regional Rail), operator of shortline railroads and rail-related businesses in the United States. ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), along with the departments of Education and Labor, released a joint report, "Strengthening Skills Training and Career Pathways across the Transportation Industry," which details future employment hot ...
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has declared the week of Aug. 23-29 as Indiana Rail Safety Week and the Indiana Rail Road (INRD) is participating via a grade-crossing blitz in partnership with the Terre Haute Police Department and ...

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award New Jersey Transit $71 million in Sandy recovery funds to support important repair and resiliency projects.

Valley Metro's 3.1-mile light-rail extension connecting riders with downtown Mesa, Ariz., began service August 22, seven months ahead of schedule. The extension includes four new stations located on Main Street at Alma School Road, Country ...
The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) Blue Line light-rail extension to Cosumnes River College (CRC) opened August 24, earlier than its original date in September in order to ac ...

Union Pacific is working with hundreds of local, municipal and volunteer fire departments in California to prevent fires along its right-of-way following four years of drought.

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Rep. Larry Bucshon (D-IN-8) and Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann celebrated August 20 at the grand opening of Indiana Rail Road's (INRD) new White River Bridge.

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