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Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman visited Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico last week, along the Southwest Chief route, showing his appreciation of local, state and federal partners for their support of Amtrak and BNSF Railway efforts that began last October to improve passengers’ expe ...

The planned Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project to expand METRO rail service from downtown Minneapolis, Minn., to Eden Prairie will now cost $19 million more.

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is adopting a new initiative to reduce the amount of trash on subway tracks.

Eric Olson joined Gannett Fleming as Transit & Rail Business Line leader for the West Region. In this role, Olson is responsible for Gannett Fleming's portfolio of transit clients and projects and works to assure that Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail delivers the highest level of service to ...

Salient Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of L.B. Foster Co., achieved ISO 9001:2008 Certification in the second quarter of 2016. This facility engineers and manufactures remote infrastructure and vehicle monitoring devices and software for the global rail industry.

The state of New York is implementing aggressive initiatives to fight the Zika virus and partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to combat the virus in the subway system.

Union Pacific Railroad broke ground this week with the construction of a new bridge over Bayou Lafourche in Donaldsonville, La., a popular travel destination just 45 minutes from New Orleans. Towering 102 feet, the bridge will replace the current crossing in its place constructed from box culvert ...

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) approved a plan allowing for the installation of solar energy generating equipment at 37 T-owned parking facilities.

Union Pacific made four appointments in marketing and sales leadership roles, effective Sept. 1.

Jeffrey Stiles, AICP, has joined TranSystems Corp., a consulting firm that provides engineering and architecture solutions to the transportation marketplace, leading its firm-wide passenger rail and transit market sector.

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