TranSystems adds Hovanec to Board

TranSystems Corp., which provides engineering and architectural planning, design and construction services to railroads, has added John Hovanec to its Board of Directors.

BART prepares for legacy train car retirement as ‘Fleet of the Future’ draws near

With Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) preparing to welcome its new Fleet of the Future trains in 2019, BART is making plans regarding what to do with its “legacy” train cars, some

MARTA adds three to leadership team

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has added three members to its leadership team: Chief of Capital Programs, Expansion and Innovation Frank Rucker; Chief Administrative Officer Luz Borrero; and Chief of

HART board elects new board officers

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) Board of Directors elected its new board officers for 2019 this week.

UP selects Vena as COO

Union Pacific (UP) has named Jim Vena as the Class 1’s new chief operating officer, effective Jan. 14.

Gonzales named VP/CFO at TTCI

Kari Gonzales has been named as vice president and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI).

Three MnDOT projects gain funding to improve state’s rail service

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has announced three projects aimed at improving rail service in the state.

Federal funds to support Quonset Freight Rail Enhancements and Expansion

A new $3 million federal grant has been announced that is intended to support the Quonset Freight Rail Enhancements and Expansion (Q-FREE) project to make freight rail improvements and enhance the movement

HDR selects Buchanan as transit principal project manager

Engineering firm HDR has added Brian Buchanan to its transit practice as a transit principal project manager and transit section manager.

Norfolk Southern sues Pittsburgh over landslides

Norfolk Southern has filed a lawsuit seeking $1.1 million from the city of Pittsburgh to cover damages and repairs from two landslides in 2016.