Rapid Transit

HNTB Corp., which is providing Positive Train Control (PTC) engineering and consulting services for numerous projects, has expanded its PTC capabilities by adding two experienced practitioners “to assist transit and…
RATP Dev North America, the North American subsidiary of global transportation provider RATP Dev, has appointment Josée Danis as Vice President of Business Development in Canada. She will be leading…
The $1.55 billion Metro Regional Connector Transit Project, a 1.9-mile long twin-bore rail tunnel linking the Gold, Blue and Expo lines in Los Angeles, has punched through the site of…
For individuals planning a career change to join the rail industry, just starting at a railway-related organization, or have been in the industry for a while, Michigan State University is…
Global engineering firm Michael Baker International announced that Don Sepulveda has been promoted to Vice President and Deputy National Market Lead in the Railroad and Transit Practice for the firm’s…
The board of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has approved the agency’s $6.1 billion budget for fiscal 2018.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has appointed Sally Librera, a longtime professional in MTA New York City Transit’s Department of Subways operations, to Vice President and Chief Officer…
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined an action plan to help transit riders deal with the impending work Amtrak is planning at Penn Station during the summer.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has asked for final proposals for the revived Green Line extension project from three design-build contractor teams shortlisted in February.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey selected WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff to conduct preliminary engineering and other planning work for a new AirTrain connection to LaGuardia Airport.
Just a day after announcing an aggressive initiative to fix delays, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority issued a Request for Proposals as part of a program to dramatically renovate subway stations…
The League of Railway Industry Women is seeking nominations for four Board of Directors positions.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled a comprehensive plan to rapidly modernize the world’s busiest subway system.
Plasser American Corp. has appointed Ronald Olds as vice president of sales and marketing.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) will be performing major upgrades to the Astoria's N Line equipment, including the replacement of switches and other track work.
The deadline for applying for the 2017/2018 school year RSI Undergraduate Scholarship is June 7.
Metra’s Office of Diversity and Civil Rights will host a free “Doing Business with Metra” event from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 11, at Metra headquarters, 547 W. Jackson…
A portion of federal funding committed to Sound Transit for the Lynnwood Link Extension was saved as part of the Federal Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Bill, which gained congressional approval…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Transportation Research Board (TRB) Rail Operational Safety Committee AR070 are sponsoring a workshop on SMS (safety management systems), now required for all passenger…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has extended the implementation dates of Part 243 Minimum Training Standards by one year according to a notice in the May 3 edition of the Federal…
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