Communications

The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering…
As railroads in the Southeast brace for Hurricane Irma’s projected landfall Sept. 11 on the east coast of Florida, BNSF Railway reports that its operations in southeastern Texas are back…
Railroads serving Florida and the Southeast coastal region are making preparations ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is forecast to make landfall along South Florida and move up the East Coast.
SYSTRA has acquired bridge design company International Bridge Technologies (IBT).
Working with Rockwell Collins, Amtrak plans to equip approximately 310 diesel-electric locomotives with Positive Train Control (PTC) technology to comply with the Dec. 31, 2018 federal deadline mandated by the…
Union Pacific provided a second quarter update on its progress regarding implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) and notes it has made strides toward its 2018 goal.
HNTB Corp. has named Thomas J. Spearing III National Transit Program Management/Construction Management Practice Leader, a new position. He is based in Philadelphia.
The Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are expanding a digital supply chain pilot program to include all container terminals and shipping lines at the port.
Railroads serving Houston and the surrounding region have suspended service as heavy rain and flooding following Hurricane Harvey continues to rake the region.
You won’t find different shades of information technology on Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS) locomotives. That’s because Wi-Tronix, LLC has equipped the entire IAIS fleet with Violet™.
SIGNET Electronic Systems, Inc., Norwell, Mass., a privately held systems integrator, has promoted Greg Sparrow to Vice President of Transportation Solutions. The move comes two years after he led the…
Metra's Board of Directors has elevated its chief mechanical officer to serve as the commuter agency's next executive director/CEO.
Railinc Corp. says use of its RailSight intermodal and railcar data services, software applications, and analytics insights solutions has grown to include eight of North America’s 10 largest third-party logistics…
C-Can Power Systems Inc., manufacturer of the RLW-Series of Switching and Signaling chargers, is offering the 12VDC/600 watt signaling charger with Ethernet connection.
Charlie Guess has been named construction services manager for the West region of engineering and professional services organization WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.
MTA New York City Transit is qualifying the TRANSIS®-Train communications system from CSiT, a supplier of integrated communication and security technology for transit, under a loan agreement. TRANSIS®-Train is powered…
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is using its increase in capital spending on system-wide upgrades and repairs. Following a 40% increase from 2016, MBTA says it's kicking its infrastructure improvements…
Lat-Lon has eliminated the monthly cellular service charge on the newest version of its Solar Tracking Unit by replacing the standard cellular modem with a LoRa (Long Range Radio) data…
Sherex Fastening Solutions announced the launch of the TEC Series wedge locking washer product line.
The Maryland Transit Administration awarded a joint venture of Hitachi Rail Italy and Ansaldo STS USA, Hitachi Ansaldo Baltimore Rail Partners (HABRP), a contract worth $400.5 million to provide a…
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