Mischa Wanek-Libman, Engineering Editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, Engineering Editor

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 00:00

Canada commits US$825M to Ottawa LRT

Ottawa's expansion of its light-rail system received a C$1.09-billion ($825-million) funding commitment from the Canadian government on June 16, 2017.

A financial agreement has been reached between all partners involved in the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex redevelopment project to transform New York City’s James A Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub.

Thursday, 15 June 2017 08:50

Denver sees G Line testing begin

Denver Regional Transportation District and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners (DTP), have been given regulatory approval to begin testing along the G Line on June 14.

The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad.

President Donald Trump joined U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine Chao and other infrastructure stakeholders at USDOT headquarters to close out Infrastructure Week and push the regulatory reform element of his infrastructure plan.

The Port of Vancouver USA has begun work on the final two projects in its decade-long initiative bolster growth by investing in freight rail infrastructure.

The Metra Board of Directors approved a trio of contracts May 24 that will see inward-facing cameras installed on its system, renovations made to its Hazel Crest Station and work performed on several bridges.

A planned grade separation that will improve traffic flow and safety has received funding from the Port of Seattle Commission.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 15:50

Cuomo outlines Penn Station action plan

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined an action plan to help transit riders deal with the impending work Amtrak is planning at Penn Station during the summer.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) intends to sign a Full Funding Grant Agreement with Caltrain that would commit $647 million to the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project.

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