Douglas John Bowen

Douglas John Bowen

Douglas John Bowen is Managing Editor of RAILWAY AGE. He also served as Editor of Intermodal Age from 1989 to 1991, and has held various positions at Inbound Logistics magazine, High Speed Transport News, The Journal of Commerce, and CNN/Money. Bowen began his journalism career at the Asbury Park Press, a New Jersey daily newspaper. A graduate of Rutgers University, Bowen resides in Hoboken, N.J. He served as president of the New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers (NJ-ARP) from 1987 to 2000 and again from 2004 to 2010, serving on the NJ-ARP board from 1984 until 2012; he remains a member of the statewide organization.

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Operation Lifesaver, Inc. on Tuesday released its 2012 Annual Report, which reviews the organization's accomplishments, according to President and CEO Joyce Rose.

Tuesday, 02 April 2013 08:11

GAO audit lauds CHSRA

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) received politically critical praise April 1 that was no April Fool's joke, as a Government Accountability Office (GAO) audit gave CHSRA good reviews for its conduct and procedures.
Monday, 01 April 2013 08:09

Phoenix Sky Train ready to debut

The Phoenix Sky Train, featuring Bombardier automated people mover (APM) equipment, will open for revenue service April 8, linking Sky Harbor Airport Terminal 4 to parking lots and Valley Metro light rail transit at 44th Street and Washington.

Riverside, Calif. Mayor Rusty Bailey is proceeding with plans for a 12-mile streetcar line linking University of California-Riverside with the city's western boundary.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 13:29

CP reopens line after Minnesota oil spill

Canadian Pacifc on Thursday said it had resumed service in western Minnesota after a derailment spilled up to 30,000 U.S. gallons of oil.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 12:43

New streak? U.S. carload freight up again

U.S. freight carload traffic logged a second straight week of gains, albeit modest ones, measured against the comparable period in 2012, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 08:47

Amtrak emphasizes capital in FY14 request

Amtrak is seeking $2.1 billion in capital funding for fiscal year 2014, which begins Oct. 1, to obtain more passenger rail cars and continue its momentum in improving infrastructure.

Lake Oswego, Ore.-based The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. late Wednesday said it received new orders in January, February, and March for 5,400 railcar units valued at approximately $575 million.

TTX Co. AVP-Marketing Frank Adcock will outline the challenges of "Managing the national equipment pool" at The New Intermodal Age Conference and Expo, to be held next week, April 2-3, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Md.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 10:41

To public, railroads still toil in obscurity

To state the obvious: Other things besides railroads preoccupy the average American’s daily life. But when one deals with, works on, or writes about the railroad industry on a daily basis, a reminder of the obvious doesn’t hurt.

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