Mischa Wanek-Libman, Engineering Editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, Engineering Editor

Monday, 08 January 2018 00:00

Oregon DOT receives transload pre-proposals

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) received six pre-proposals from firms willing to build two transload facilities in Treasure Valley and in the mid-Willamette Valley.

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 14:01

Shuster: This Congress is my last

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, will not seek re-election in November 2018, the mid-term elections.

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 13:56

Chao urges swift PTC implementation

U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine Chao sent a form letter to 47 Class 1, intercity and state and local transit authorities to stress the urgency and importance of implementing Positive Train Control (PTC) by Dec. 31, 2018.

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 10:42

Feds reject Gateway Tunnel financing plan

Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator K. Jane Williams outlined a series of concerns regarding an updated financial plan for the Hudson Tunnel project in a letter to New York State Director of Budget Robert Mujica on Dec. 29.

Thursday, 21 December 2017 11:19

Pandrol adds to senior team

Arnaud Pierrard is joining Pandrol's senior team in a new position tasked with innovating the company's manufacturing processes.

A bill reauthorizing the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was introduced last week in the Senate and aims to enhance the board's safety investigations through added transparency.

Monday, 11 December 2017 00:00

RFQ for Metrolinx Lakeshore West GO corridor

Ontario and Metrolinx are proceeding with planned improvements for the Lakeshore West GO Transit corridor with the issuance of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ).

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 15:40

Rail related fatalities up 3.5% in 2016

Railroad fatalities were up in 2016 as compared to 2015, following the overall trend upwards for total transportation deaths, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 00:00

Nashville expands planned LRT corridor

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry unveiled plans to expand the proposed Charlotte Avenue Light Rail project by two miles in order to better connect West Nashville.

Union Pacific gave an update on its progress toward implementing Positive Train Control (PTC) and also announced plans to increase track speeds in southwest Minnesota following completion of a project.

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