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Wabtec Corp. on Feb. 21 reported results for 2016’s fourth quarter and full year, and issued financial guidance for 2017, that reflects “significant headwinds” in the freight and industrial markets,…
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has launched a search for a permanent CEO and General Manager for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA).
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 Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will withhold 5% of federal funds to the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia until a new Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) State Safety…
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.
Soon, fans of Chicago basketball and hockey will be able to take the train to the game.
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…
The New England Patriots’ record fifth Super Bowl win turned into a record-breaking day for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
LTK Engineering Services announced a series of promotions to its management team.
Washington, D.C.'s Metro transit system plans to retire its problematic 4000-series cars beginning later this month.
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) s now accepting 2017/2018 school year applications for the annual RSI Undergraduate Scholarship which provides a minimum of five college scholarships in amounts ranging from…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has reported record ridership numbers on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), Metro-North Railroad and the newly added Second Avenue Subway.
The year 2017 will see construction on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT project move into its next phase.
Alstom and the San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority (SFMTA) have signed a two-year, $18.2 million contract extension for an inventory control program to improve the agency’s fleet availability. The city operates…
Interim MTA Executive Director Ronnie Hakim on Feb. 2 named Darryl C. Irick Acting President of MTA New York City Transit (NYCT).
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) on Feb. 2 announced the list of construction firms deemed qualified to bid on the LIRR…
HNTB Corp. has named Michael Powers as Rail Program Manager. He is based in the Arlington, Va., office.
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.
AECOM has appointed former Federal Transit Administration Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers as North American Transit Practice Leader.
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