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Union pacific promoted three within its marketing and sales department. Linda Brandl has been promoted to vice president and general manager of Automotive. Brandl has more than 22 years experience with the railroad, most recently serving as vice president of the National Customer Servi ...
The Honolulu Rail Transit Project submitted its first draft of an updated financial plan to the Federal Transit Administration for its review. The update, submitted in accordance with FTA requirements, places capital costs for the project at $5.3 billion, which includes finance charges, adjustme ...

RailComm will provide a remote control system at Jim Walters Resources' mining facility in Brookwood, Ala. RailComm's Domain Operations Controller (DOC) system will be used to monitor the shove track lights.

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago's Mayor-elect, selected the city's transportation team on April 19, 2011. Forrest Claypool was named Chicago Transit Authority president. Claypool served two terms as Cook County commissioner and is also a former Superintendent of the Chicago Park District. Claypo ...
California State Senator Joe Simitian and Representatives Anna Eshoo and Rich Gordon have released a statement on high-speed rail in the state, where it is and where it is going. As funding is an issue, the statement said, "If we can barely find the funds to do high speed rail rig ...
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has launched its newest round of television, print and poster advertisements intended to remind customers to remain alert while using MTA services. The latest update of the MTA's award-winning "If You See Something, Say Something" secu ...
Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle and the Honolulu City Council have appointed the Council's nominees to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, which will oversee the rail transit project connecting East Kapolei with Ala Moana Center. HART will be comprised of three members appoi ...
Auto Truck Group LLC, a full-line upfitter serving the work truck industry, will expand operations into Canada with the opening of a new production facility in Mississauga, ON. Dennis Jones, ATG's vice president of sales and marketing, who will manage the operation, says, "We are very excit ...
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell signed into law the most significant investment in the Commonwealth's transportation system in a generation. The legislation, HB2527 and SB1446, sponsored by Speaker Bill Howell (R-Stafford) and Senators Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas) and William Wampler (R-Bristol), c ...
St. Paul, Minn., Mayor Chris Coleman delivered his annual State of the City address on April 18, including an announcement regarding major funds being allocated for the Central Corridor light-rail project. The new line, a new 11-mile route between downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneap ...
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