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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Wednesday, 03 December 2014 09:23

Fed funds back MBTA Green Line extension

The Federal Transit Administration has pledged about $996 million in "New Starts" funding to support extension of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Green Line from Cambridge to Somerville and Medford.

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 11:46

Report: Proposed tank car rule is costly

A report prepared by The Brattle Group on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, states that a new proposed rule on railroad tank cars could cost the U.S. economy as much as $60 billion.

Monday, 01 December 2014 12:16

Thales Chairman and CEO steps down

Thales Chairman and CEO Jean-Bernard Levy has tendered his resignation to the company's Board of Directors, ending a stint at the helm of the company that began in 2012.

Monday, 01 December 2014 10:41

Hitachi Rail Europe taps Huber+Suhner

Huber+Suhner says it has been awarded a contract by Hitachi Rail Europe to supply a range of its RADOX® cables and SENCITY® Rail antennas for use in the train control and safety systems of the Intercity Express Program (IEP) Class 800/801 trains in the United Kingdom.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:57

Different mix for U.S. freight in latest week

U.S. freight carload traffic declined during the week ending Nov. 22, 2014, ending a long winning streak, the Association of American Railroads reported, though intermodal volume and overall U.S. rail traffic still scored gains.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 09:10

Short line opens machinery distribution hub

Greenville, S.C.-based Greenville & Western Railway Co. (GRLW) has opened its Big Creek Machinery Distribution Hub, located in Williamston, S.C., President and CEO Steven C. Hawkins says.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 08:27

Arcadis lands NYCT post-Sandy work

Arcadis US has been awarded a $26 million "task order" contract by MTA New York City Transit to, essentially, weatherproof huge swaths of the city's subway system inundated by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 10:21

Amtrak touts FY14 fiscal numbers

Amtrak released it fiscal year 2014 revenue numbers Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, citing continued financial performance that drew grudging coverage even from media adversaries of the national passenger railroad.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 09:44

Final rail laid on Denver RTD East Rail Line

Denver's Regional Transit District (RTD) said Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 that the last steel rail had been laid in RTD's East Rail Line, linking Denver Union Station and Denver International Airport, at roughly the midway point.

Monday, 24 November 2014 11:09

La Jolla link next for San Diego Trolley

The San Diego Association of Governments Board of Directors (SANDAG) has unanimously approved the final environmental impact report (FEIS) for extending the San Diego Trolley from Old Town to La Jolla and University City.

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