Latest Rail News
The Exposition Construction Authority has awarded a $542 million contract for the design and construction of Phase 2 of the Expo Corridor light rail in California to the joint venture of Skanska/Rados. Parsons Brinckerhoff will design the project on behalf of the Skanska/Rados design-build team. ...
ARG Trans has signed an interim contract with the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay to operate the Coos Bay rail line, known as Coos Bay Rail Link. ARG Trans also announced the appointment of Tom Foster as CBR's general manager. ARG Trans President Scott Parkinson said, "We ar ...
Metropolitan Transit Authority's Long Island Rail Road in New York is launching a pilot program using wireless, hand-held Ticket Issuing Machines (TIMS) that will allow customers to purchase tickets on board trains with all major credit cards and with a ‘debit-as-credit' card, including Vi ...
Beacon Enterprise Solutions Group, Inc., a design, implementation and management of Information Technology Systems infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a Washington, D.C.-based project by teaming partner ICS Nett, Inc., a federal prime contractor, to provide ITS infrastructure serv ...
Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad has acquired more than 70 SPECTRUM RRSH Track Switch Heaters from Spectrum Infrared, a division of Advanced Detection Systems, Inc., to be installed at the Blue Island and Riverdale Yards. The design of the SPECTRUM RRSH provides a fully integrated control system, el ...
17 August 2011

Gonzales joins PB

Gary Gonzales has been named a senior principal engineer in the Denver office of Parsons Brinckerhoff. Gonzales has more than 20 years of experience working on Colorado Department of Transportation and Regional Transportation District projects. His experience includes traffic and ...
The Executive Committee of the Atlanta Regional Transportation Roundtable reached a unanimous agreement on a draft list of transportation projects to get the region moving in the next 10 years. The five-member committee voted to approve a $6.14 billion draft list of transportation projects to be ...
Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority President and CEO Paul Toth, Midwest Terminals of Toledo and area officials dedicated the Port Authority-owned rail line currently under construction at Ironville Terminal on August 15. This phase of construction was made possible by $5 million in Jobs Ready Si ...
A crowd of hard-hatted, safety-vested notables endured withering heat to watch construction crews complete an 80-foot bed for light-rail track, the first Houston has seen in 10 years. The steel rail near Paige and Rusk, east of downtown, will be part of the 6.6-mile Southeast (Purple) Line. The ...
Chrysler Group LLC recognized Union Pacific for outstanding support in the fields of logistics and transportation at its 2011 Annual Supplier Meeting and Awards Ceremony in Detroit. "Collaboration with our supply base has been a critical component in our ability to bring 16 new or ...
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