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Mitch Becker has been named senior vice president of Transportation at Watco. As SVP of Transportation, Becker will be responsible for all operations within the transportation division of Watco including the West, Central and Gulf/East Regions. In this position Mitch will report directly to Terr ...
Mode Transportation, provider of truckload, less-than-truckload and intermodal services, has selected CSX Transportation Intermodal as its 2010 Rail Carrier of the Year. This is the first year that CSXT Intermodal has been selected for this award, based on input from Mode Transportation's indepe ...
Amtrak is installing a heavy steel, eight-foot high, high-security fence along a portion of its high-speed tracks in Middle River, Maryland, to deter access to the railroad. Beginning in late April, work will begin on the installation of new fencing on both sides of the tracks from Martin Boulev ...
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 ...
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