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, 16 October 2013 10:57

Joint venture readies signal training school

Herzog Technologies, Inc. and Signal Training Solutions, Inc., announced Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, they are partners backing a new Signal Training School in Oceanside, Calif.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 10:00

Tucson receives second streetcar for testing

Tucson, Ariz., received its second streetcar early Wednesday morning, Oct. 16, 2013, from Clackamas, Ore.-based United Streetcar LLC.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 08:48

Maryland Purple Line vote delayed

The Maryland Board of Public Works will not vote Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, to approve a public-private partnership deal for the state's proposed Purple Line light rail transit project.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 08:31

Indiana, Amtrak reach pact on Hoosier State

Amtrak and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, that Amtrak's Hoosier State would continue to run for at least another year, with an option for four additional months.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 14:59

CSX 3Q earnings up from 3Q12, beat Street

CSX Corp. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 reported third-quarter net earnings of $463 million, or 46 cents per share, up from $455 million, or 44 cents per share, in the third quarter of 2012.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 10:14

NTSB: Angels Flight needs safety upgrades

The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended "urgent" safety upgrades for Los Angeles' Angels Flight funicular, saying the incline lacks suitable evacuation options.

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad last week suffered damage to a locomotive, at rest in Lake Placid, N.Y., that appears to be of malicious intent.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 09:16

M1 Rail contract target: Dec. 1

Detroit's M1 Rail public-private partnership says it expects to award a contract by Dec. 1, 2013 for six streetcars on its initial 3.2-mile route. Bids for the contract are due next Monday, Oct. 21.

Friday, 11 October 2013 09:53

New York court upholds MTA payroll tax

The New York State Court of Appeals turned down an appeal Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 to overturn a payroll tax that helps fund the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Friday, 11 October 2013 08:15

BART operations continue through weekend

BART trains will continue to operate through most of the weekend of Oct. 12-13, 2013, as union representatativs and management agreed to extend contract talks late Thursday, Oct. 10, in an effort to reach contract agreement.

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