Commuter / Regional

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) had extra help kicking off its second phase of winter resiliency work during the weekend of Sept. 10-11.
TranSystems Corp., an engineering and architecture solutions consulting firm, has hired Dana Shaeffer, PE, as its new senior project manager.
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) released a study this week that reveals a 90 percent drop in safety risks for those who commute using public transportation rather than driving.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will progress work on the second phase of a bridge replacement project this fall.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation's (ConnDOT) preferred alternative to replace the Walk Bridge in Norwalk, Conn., is a Long Span Vertical Lift bridge.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has reopened the application period for $5 million in loans for freight rail projects.
Joseph Rago, PE, CEM, LEED, joined HNTB Corporation as senior project manager and associate vice president in the firm's Northeast Division rail and transit practice. He is based in the…
The governments of Canada and Alberta have reached an agreement that will make CA$1.08 billion (US$829 million) available for the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund and the Clean Water and Wastewater…
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) will tap the expertise of Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, LLC, to help the authority select the best delivery methods possible for…
Bonnie D. Shepherd has joined Michael Baker International as senior vice president and national market lead in the railroad and transit practice.
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