McKinney Avenue Transit Authority in Dallas is set to celebrate the debut of a streetcar turntable Thursday, Dec. 15, complete with holiday lights coordinated to dazzle viewers when the turntable itself is in use.
House Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) on Thursday introduced legislation aimed at funding “the nation’s oversubscribed and underfinanced freight infrastructure network.”
Joint venture group Skanska-Shimmick-Herzog was awarded a $772 million contract Thursday by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board of directors to extend BART 10 miles south, into Santa Clara County.
U.S. freight carload traffic rose 2.8% for the week ending Dec. 3, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. U.S. intermodal volume also did well, up 3.5% for the week compared with the same week one year ago.
Union Pacific said Wednesday it is offering commemorative Union Pacific Railroad 150th anniversary merchandise for sale, as UP kicks off its year-long sesquicentennial celebration.
Ansaldo STS said Wednesday that as part of its ongoing re-organization, it had named Thomas P. Lawton president and CEO of Ansaldo STS USA, succeeding Dr. Alan E. Calegari.
Thomas P. Lawton has been named President and CEO of Ansaldo STS, succeeding Dr. Alan E. Calegari, who will be leaving Ansaldo. Lawton is a long-time member of the ASTS USA executive management team, having served as General Counsel since 2001.