Rapid Transit

As RTR Technologies’ new Vice President of Sales, Kevin Clyne is the go-to expert for mass transit and freight rail industries, as they get more aggressive in seeking technology to…
Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., has awarded ABB Canada’s power and automation technology division a contract to engineer, manufacture and commission seven ENVILINETM Energy Storage Systems (ESS) wayside energy…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named Senior Vice President and National Director of Strategic Consulting John D. Porcari as President, U.S. Advisory Services.
After years of delays and extensions, a multi-year surface transportation bill is finally in place. Will it deliver on the advertised?
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) announced Jan. 12, 2016 the creation of the International Urban Rail Platform for North America, which will bring together key rail industry players…
After nearly three months and 57 entries later, Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program and Ronald L. Batory, President…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named Joseph G. Pulicare, P.E., President of its U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure Sector. Pulicare succeeds Cliff Eby, who is retiring after a distinguished career in…
During much of fourth-quarter 2015, investor interest in Wabtec (Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp.) has increased due to concerns about the North American railcar cycle, Wabtec’s pending acquisition of Faiveley…
The PRESTO rollout on the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) continues as dozens of new electronic fare card readers are being brought online aboard legacy streetcars, announced Metrolinx, which developed the…
New Jersey-based Stadler U.S. Inc., a subsidiary of Bussnang, Switzerland-based Stadler Rail Group, will open a temporary manufacturing and assembly facility in Utah as part of the first phase of…
Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman informed the Amtrak Board of Directors on Dec. 9, 2015 that he plans to retire from Amtrak in September 2016, following nearly eight years…
SYSTRA on Dec. 9, 2015 announced the launch of its new website, www.systraconsulting.com, to help promote the company’s identity, culture, and expertise. Key features of the new site include a…
A new national survey conducted by ORC International for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has revealed that more than 7 in 10 Americans support increased federal funding for the…
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corp., on Nov. 19, 2015 released the Ventra Mobile App for Chicago Transit Authority rapid transit, Metra regional/commuter rail and Pace…
Joe Leader, a 29-year veteran of MTA New York City Transit, resigned his post as Senior Vice President Subways on Nov. 18, 2015. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer-Service Delivery…
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation announced Nov. 19, 2015 that it has signed a three-year contract extension with TransLink commencing in September 2016, to continue…
New Jersey Transit Executive Director Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim will be returning to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority after only 18 months leading NJT. She will become President of MTA…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization, has appointed Michael Unger as area manager for Colorado and Wyoming, the company announced Nov. 16, 2015.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has named Paul Wiedefeld to become its new General Manager and Chief Executive Officer. Wiedefeld is expected to be formally appointed at WMATA’s Nov.…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board has approved its 2015-19 Capital Program, the MTA reported on Oct. 30, 2015.
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