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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The Federal Transit Administration is expressing support for streetcar implementation linking West Sacramento, Calif., with Sacremento, according to West Sacramento Mayor Chris Cabaldon.

Tuesday, 06 May 2014 08:49

FCA cites winter weather for 1Q woes

"Harsh winter weather" made the going tough for FreightCar America, Inc. during the first quarter, resulting in depressed earnings and revenue, FCA CEO Joe McNeely said during a teleconference Monday, May 5, 2014.

Tuesday, 06 May 2014 08:30

NCTD seeks TIGER grant for new station

California's North County Transit District (NCTD) said Monday, May 5, 2014 it has applied for a $5 million federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant, for use in establishing a transit facility on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

Monday, 05 May 2014 12:56

St. Augustine, Fla., mulls streetcar

St. Augustine, Fla., is considering a narrow-gauge heritage streetcar operation, roughly paralleling U.S. Route 1 and linking several traffic generating sites within the municipality.

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) said Monday, May 5, 2014 that its RSI scholarship program deadline is May 31.

North American intermodal growth continued uninterrupted in the first quarter of 2014, but unexpectedly was driven largely by growth in trailer traffic, the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).

GE Transportation said Monday, May 5, 2014 it has been selected by Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) to supply fully automated driverless train control and signaling solutions for the Thomson (TSL) and Eastern Region (ERL) Lines based on its Tempo™ portfolio.

Objecting to initial proposals, residents and businesses of Dallas' Oak Cliff neighborhood are calling for officials to reconsider suggested streetcar schedules limiting service essentially to daylight hours – and no weekends.

Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. on Thursday, May 1, 2014, cited "severe winter weather" as a primary factor disrupting its first-quarter earnings and revenue.

Alsip, Ill.-based Railhead Systems says it has begun shipping locomotive video systems to National Railway Equipment Co.'s (NREC) factory in Paducah, Ky., in keeping with an OEM contract awarded last January.

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