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As we’ve been reporting and editorializing on for the past couple of weeks, Caltrain’s electrification project has been jeopardized by a delay of federal funding that is based on the…
The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) has presented a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement to the New York City-based team of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, STV and…
Global engineering firm WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Andres Ruiz as chief financial officer of its Latin America region.
Caltrain has warned that the viability of its project to electrify the 52-mile San Jose-San Francisco corridor may be in jeopardy after newly appointed United States Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao…
Peter Gertler, AICP, has rejoined HNTB Corp. as a Senior Vice President in a corporate and national strategic business development role. He is based in Oakland, Calif.
The head of Amtrak told lawmakers a new era of infrastructure investment is needed to ensure a healthy future for long-distance passenger rail travel in the U.S.
Network Rail Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Britain’s Network Rail, has opened a Canadian office and appointed Susanne Manaigre as Vice President in charge.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Scott E. Trommer a principal in its U.S. Advisory Services division. Trommer will manage transit and rail project development and finance activities, with responsibility…
A study on commuter train diesel exhaust and its potential effects on passengers conducted by two chemical engineering professors at the University of Toronto with support from Metrolinx indirectly makes…
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has launched ConnectHSR, a free online vendor registry to help connect businesses with opportunities in the state’s high-speed passenger rail project.
You want to kill yet another chance to bring U.S. passenger rail into the 21st Century? Play a disingenuous game of smoke and mirrors by attempting to associate the object…
California’s Congressional Republicans are calling on the Trump Administration to block $647 million in new grants for electrification on the Caltrain rail line between San Francisco and San Jose. This…
Elaine Chao has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in to serve as the 18th Secretary of Transportation.
Stuart Chirls has joined the staff of Railway Age as Senior Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. headquarters in New York City.
Transit industry veteran Richard Bacigalupo has joined Cardinal Infrastructure, LLC as a partner, creating a quartet with founding partners Sherry E. Little, Anja Graves, and Severn E. S. Miller.
Edwin E. Tatem has been named Construction Services Manager, Transportation & Infrastructure, for the Central Region at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) announced it has reached a settlement agreement with the County of Kern, which will result in the dismissal of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)…
EDITOR’S NOTE: Joseph McMahon retired from Amtrak after 51 years of service as a locomotive engineer, beginning with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad in 1963 and concluding…
Babu Veeregowda, P.E., P.T.O.E., A.V.S., has joined HNTB Corp.’s Northeast Division as chief transportation/traffic engineer and vice president. He is based in the firm’s New York City office.
Amtrak announced Jan. 4 several significant management and organizational changes instituted by President and CEO Wick Moorman.
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