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Tutor Perini awarded Amtrak concrete casing contract
Tutor Perini Corporation has recently been awarded a contract by Amtrak to construct an underground concrete casing (box tunnel) beneath the Eastern Rail Yard of the Hudson Yards site in…
Foxx Sworn in as 17th U.S. secretary of transportation
Anthony Foxx was sworn in as the nation's 17th secretary of transportation by Judge Nathaniel Jones in a private ceremony at U.S. Department of Transportation headquarters July 2, 2013.
Senate approves Anthony Foxx as next secretary of transportation
The Senate has confirmed Anthony Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., as the next U.S. Transportation secretary by a 100-0 vote. Foxx will replace current secretary Ray LaHood.
SYSTRA names new VP, sector manager, planning and operations analysis
SYSTRA has hired Wes Coates as vice president, sector manager, planning & operations analysis.
Hamberger: Freight railroad investments provide foundation for intercity and commuter rail
Association of American Railroads (AAR) President and CEO Edward Hamberger on June 27 told the House Transportation subcommittee on railroads, pipelines and hazardous materials that the billions of private freight…
X Train in negotiations for North Las Vegas station
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train) is in negotiations with the city of North Las Vegas for the new train station that will serve passengers traveling on the route…
Amtrak completes Niantic River Bridge replacement
Amtrak has completed its three-year Niantic River Bridge Replacement Project, "which provides improved operational reliability for rail passengers along the Northeast Corridor with increased train speeds, less disruption to the…
Amtrak names Logue chief safety officer
Amtrak named Michael Logue chief safety officer, effective July 29, 2013. He will report directly to DJ Stadtler, vice president of operations.
Amtrak’s DC – Norfolk service sees significant passenger use
Amtrak has seen more than 70,000 passengers on its Northeast Regional route between Washington, D.C., and Norfolk.
Illinois Lawmakers unite in TIGER grant application
A bipartisan group of Illinois lawmakers have united in support of the application for federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant funding submitted earlier this month by the city…
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