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Empire Station Complex plans unveiled at Penn Station New York January 6th in religious terms is The Epiphany. It was on this occasion that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave New Yorkers an epiphany of their own by unveiling Empire Station Complex, a multi-billion-dollar project—yet unfunded—making New York’s Pennsylvania Station the focal point of transportation for the New York Metropolitan area.

rtr-technologies-names-new-vp-of-sales
As RTR Technologies’ new Vice President of Sales, Kevin Clyne is the go-to expert for mass transit and freight rail industries, as they get more aggressive in seeking technology to prevent cold-weather train service shutdowns. In fact, there’s hardly a...
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Gilbert Ellzey “Gil” Carmichael, former Federal Railroad Administrator, and founder of the Intermodal Transportation Institute at the University of Denver, died Jan. 31, 2016 at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Miss. He was 88. Carmichael, a successful automobile dealer and...
fsm-wins-two-major-amtrak-contracts
First State Manufacturing (FSM) announced on Jan. 20, 2016 that it has been awarded two new multi-year contracts with Amtrak to provide repair and refurbishment of upholstered needs and to operate a distribution center supplying new cushions for the passenger...
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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff on Jan. 21, 2016 announced four senior management appointments in its U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure sector. Bernie McNeilly has been named Chief Operating Officer; Jerry Jannetti assumes McNeilly’s previous position as Northeast Regional Business Manager. David Earley...
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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named Senior Vice President and National Director of Strategic Consulting John D. Porcari as President, U.S. Advisory Services. In his new role, Porcari directs WSP | PB’s strategic consulting services across all market sectors, including buildings,...

changes-at-the-top-for-wsp-|-parsons-brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff on Jan. 21, 2016 announced four senior management appointments in its U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure sector. Bernie McNeilly has been named Chief Operating Officer; Jerry Jannetti assumes McNeilly’s previous position as Northeast Regional Business Manager. David Earley...
porcari-moves-up-at-parsons-brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named Senior Vice President and National Director of Strategic Consulting John D. Porcari as President, U.S. Advisory Services. In his new role, Porcari directs WSP | PB’s strategic consulting services across all market sectors, including buildings,...
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After years of delays and extensions, a multi-year surface transportation bill is finally in place. Will it deliver on the advertised? On Dec. 4, 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, a five-year federal transportation bill,...
siscog-wins-via-rail-canada-contract
SISCOG, a Portugal-based software company that specializes in solutions for optimized planning and management of resources in transportation companies has secured a contract with a new international client: VIA Rail Canada, the company announced Jan. 19, 2016. VIA Rail is Canada’s...
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The Amtrak Cardinal (Trains 50 & 51) now has an available upgrade to Business Class, making one of the most scenic routes on the railroad’s network an even more comfortable way to travel as it goes from New York to...