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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Virginia has committed to funding up to half the cost of the contentious Columbia Pike streetcar project, designed to traverse the namesake avenue in Arlington and Fairfax counties, suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. said Monday, July 14, 2014 its second-quarter traffic rose 6.0% measured against the comparable quarter in 2013. Same-railroad traffic was up 5.0% for the quarter.

U.S. freight rail traffic continued growing in the week ending July 5, 2014, measured against the comparable week in 2013, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, July 10, 2014.

Somewhat under the radar amidst other rail transit developments in Minnesota's Twin Cities, a proposal for a streetcar line in St. Paul received a unanimous 6-to-0 endorsement by the City Council Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Thursday, 10 July 2014 08:48

IOS ID'd for All Aboard Florida debut

All Aboard Florida will launch service in late 2016 as planned, but initially will operate trains linking Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach, on the southern section of its planned overall system.

Wi-Tronix, LLC says it has signed a contract with Co-Operative Bulk Handling (CBH), an Australian grain logistics co-operative, to provide locomotive remote monitoring and hosting services.

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 11:10

NJT OKs LRV add-ons

New Jersey Transit's Board of Directors on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, approved a $54 million contract to add center sections to NJT's existing light rail transit fleets serving two LRT lines, in order to bolster passenger capacity.

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 09:40

DART readies airport LRT link

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) said Wednesday, July 9, 2014 that it and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport "are making final preparations on the last segment of the Orange Line, which arrives at the new D/FW Airport Station on Monday, Aug. 18."

Canadian federal transport officials and others on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, celebrated the completion of work which expanded rail unloading capacity at West Coast Reduction Ltd.'s facilities at Port Metro Vancouver in British Columbia.

The latest challenge to a proposed streetcar system for San Antonio comes with the filing of a petition which, if passing muster, will mandate a vote on the project this November.

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