Commuter Regional

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has given the go-ahead for Revenue Service Demonstration (RSD) of North County Transit District’s (NCTD) Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation project, managed by by Herzog…
John Daza, P.E., P.M.P., has joined HNTB Corp. as Senior Project Manager-Rail and Associate Vice President. Based in the firm’s New York City office, his responsibilities include serving as a…
Unnamed sources inside Bombardier and Siemens AG have told the Montreal Gazette that the two companies are considering various joint ventures as part of the planned merger of their respective…
San Bernardino-area transit provider Omnitrans has named railroad operating veteran Trischelle Baysden as director of its new passenger rail department, which in 2020 is expected to launch the nine-mile Arrow…
Amtrak has named longtime aviation executive Richard Anderson as its president and chief executive officer, effective July 12.
The news coming out of New York City hasn’t been very good lately: Daily, almost, service disruptions on the subway system. “Minor” derailments that injure passengers. A fatal injury to…
Dr. Axel Nitschke has been named a tunnel practice leader in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff). Nitschke will be a member of the…
The Metropolitan Transit Authority has turned to a past chief to guide it through its latest crisis.
RATP Dev North America and McDonald Transit Associates, its North American subsidiary, have appointed veteran airline industry executive Mike Anderson as Vice President of Safety and Security. Based in Fort…
A legal victory could help get Maryland’s Purple Line light rail project back on track after a federal judge dismissed environmental claims in a lawsuit that has blocked the project…
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