Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has named Maureen McCole as Vice President, Commuter Rail/Railroad Management; Garrome “Jerry” Franklin as Vice President and Chief Safety Officer; and David Schulze as Vice President, Policy and Strategy.
Positive Train Control (PTC) was again in the spotlight this week, as the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee's Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials held a hearing June 24 on "The State of Positive Train Control in the United States."
Alireza Edraki, PEng, PMP, has joined Gannett Fleming as a vice president of Canadian operations for the Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail Systems, the company announced June 24, 2015.
Amsted Rail is making a significant capital investment in its Griffin wheel facilities that will boost wheel capacity more than 10% across its five North American locations, the company announced June 24, 2015.
A universal access control system is being introduced to North America that radically improves safety and risk management in the U.S. logistics and transportation industry.
The program and speaker lineup for this year’s Summer Meeting of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS), which is set to take place July 13-14, 2015, has sparked strong early registration.