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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Friday, 01 November 2013 09:07

ARI reports “strong” 3Q earnings

St. Charles, Mo.-based American Railcar Industries, Inc. has reported "strong" third-quarter earnings of $35.6 million, or 98 cents per share, up 17% from earnings of $30.3 million in the third quarter of 2012.

Friday, 01 November 2013 08:32

St. Louis Loop Trolley meets FTA deadline

Supporters of the St. Louis Loop Trolley, beset by a lawsuit against the proposed line filed earlier this week, have met a Federal Transit Administration deadline to submit required documentation for the project.

Thursday, 31 October 2013 10:33

Good week for U.S. freight rail volume

Both U.S. freight carload traffic and intermodal volume both rose for the third straight week, and fourth week in the last five, during the week ending Oct. 26, 2013, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Oct. 31, as freight carload traffic continued to show signs of vigor.

Thursday, 31 October 2013 10:15

FreightCar America reports 3Q loss

FreightCar America, Inc. reported a third-quarter loss in both revenue and earnings Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2013, driven in large measure by lower railcar deliveries, according to one Wall Street analyst.

Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:10

Lawsuit challenges St. Louis Loop Trolley plan

The beleaguered St. Louis Loop Trolley proposal, already scrambling to meet federal funding requirements, has been sued by plaintiffs alleging it seeks to run beyond its authorized boundaries.

Trinity Industries, Inc. reported record third-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Wall Street Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, surpassing Wall Street consensus analyst estimates.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 12:23

LIRR hails renovated Queens Village Station

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Helena E. Williams and New York State Assemblywoman Barbara Clark on Oct. 30, 2013 marked the renovation of Queens Village Station, located within the namesake New York City borough.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 10:16

D.C. envisions K Street streetcar line

Washington, D.C.'s District Department of Transportation (DDOT) on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 released its recommended preference for a streetcar line linking Union Station with the tony Georgetown neighborhood, primarily along K Street.

Depending on your energy viewpoint, credit California—or blame it—for coal's very uncertain future as a primary energy source, or even the primary freight volume mainstay.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 09:15

CTA protests Moody’s credit downgrade

The Chicago Transit Authority on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, objected strongly to a downgrade of its credit rating made last week by Moody's Investors Service.

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