Veteran civil engineer William Knapp, P.E., has joined STV as Vice President and Design-Build Director, Western Region. He will be based in STV’s Oakland, Calif. office and manage design-build efforts in the
With its funding plans clearer, South Florida passenger start-up Brightline is looking west for its next venture into private high speed rail.
After what the Association of American Railroads (AAR) termed “an exhaustive executive search,” the organization has chosen one of its own—Senior Vice President Government Affairs Ian Jefferies—to succeed President and CEO Ed
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is looking for transit agencies to participate in its “Pilot Program for Expedited Project Delivery.”
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in the Federal Register for $46.3 million in Positive Train Control (PTC) System Grants.
A dedication ceremony was held on Sept. 10 for the San Gabriel Trench, a 2.2-mile grade separation project that began construction in 2012 and took five years to complete.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) released its final 2018 State Rail Plan on Sept. 10, which officials said will provide a vision for state rail that aims to boost the economy,
The U.S. House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials has scheduled a hearing on Sept. 13 that will focus on the rail industry’s implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
September is Rail Safety Month in California, and area rail providers such as the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA), Amtrak and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) are reminding
Amtrak has completed its second summer of intense renewal work at New York Penn Station. Five intercity trains that have been operating at alternative stations since late May have returned to New