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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.“This change comes as a result of an Apr ...

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on Wednesday unveiled a preliminary 2012 capital investment program totaling $3.659 billion—“enough to keep priority capital programs moving forward and to maintain facilities in a state of good repair.”

Growing freight traffic potential, spurred on by energy production activity in the Marcellus Shale formation in western New York State and Pennsylvania, is encouraging Norfolk Southern to replace a historic bridge on NS’s Southern Tier route linking Buffalo and Binghamton, N.Y., and spanning th ...

Ignoring or perhaps outright challenging Congress’ decision to eliminate U.S. high speed rail funding, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Tuesday vigorously defended the concept in testimony before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

A bipartisan group of 111 House members announced Tuesday it is urging President Obama to support a six-year transportation authorization. A letter to the President states that “short-term extensions fail to recognize that meaningful, large-scale transportation projects take years to plan, appr ...
Montreal-based CANARAIL on Wednesday announced it had appointed Miguel Valero president, effective Aug. 8. Valero is based in the company’s headquarters. ...
Canadian Pacific on Tuesday announced that 61 new high horsepower GE Evolution (EVO) Series AC locomotives have been brought into service and that CP has initiated a program to modernize its low and medium horsepower yard locomotives. ...

A poll published Tuesday by the Sacramento Bee indicates declining support for California’s high speed rail proposal among the state’s citizenry, which voted to approve the attempt three years ago.

It has long been a proud boast of passenger rail operators that their trains run when noting else does. That can be costly, as New York subways, which move five million riders a day, found in the snowy winter of 2010-1011. So MTA New York City Transit has come up with a new plan, which is essence ...
Americans who ride public transportation will face increased commuting costs if Congress does not act to extend the transit commuter benefit by the end of the year, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the American Public Transportation Association. ...
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