Rapid Transit

Jerome Marullo has joined the Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. Railway Division as Eastern Regional Advertising Sales Manager, with responsibility for Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures and International Railway Journal. He…
MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco has announced his retirement, effective Aug. 1, 2015. In his time as president, Bianco “transformed the agency’s organizational culture to align management…
Following Amtrak’s tragic wreck of Northeast Regional train 188, the news media, as expected, sprung into action, filling the airwaves and cyberspace and newspapers with speculation, analysis, sensationalism—and even some…
Toronto’s venerable Royal York Hotel, built by the Canadian Pacific Railway, was the main setting for the 2015 Global AirRail Conference, held May 20-23, 2015. The hotel’s location was ideal,…
Parsons Corp. has appointed of Jannet M. Walker as Vice President and Deputy Eastern Sector Manager of the company’s Rail and Transit Systems Division. She will be based in Jacksonville,…
The City of Chicago Department of Aviation has awarded a $310 million design-build contract to Parsons to replace and expand O’Hare International Airport’s Automated Transit System (ATS) on a basis.
Armed with a $1.14 billion capital plan, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority continues to expand and improve the storied Metrorail system.
Parsons Brinckerhoff has named Christopher Papazoglou a senior supervising engineer in its New York City office, with technical and managerial responsibilities on rail design projects in the New York region.…
On April 27, 2015, the Minister of Transportation of the Province of Ontario announced that construction would proceed on the 6.83-mile Finch West LRT project, located in the northwest suburbs…
Carolina Worrell has joined Railway Age as Managing Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.’s headquarters in New York City.
The San Diego Association of Governments’ (SANDAG) Board of Directors released the draft version of San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan, which provides the big-picture vision of how the region…
An 18% increase in sales combined with a 19% increase in earnings per diluted share compared to a year ago produced a record first-quarter 2015 for Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp.
U.K.-based Atkins, a global design, engineering and project management firm, is expanding its rail transportation presence in North America with new executive hires and a new design center in Pittsburgh,…
Ontario’s Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GHTA) has entered into a new growth phase, thanks to funding availability, and political leadership that seems to recognize the importance of mobility that’s…
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Monday, March, 2015 sent a six-year transportation bill to Congress, the "Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure…
The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ruled that an MTA New York City Transit supervisor discriminated against an employee for exercising his safety rights…
Gannett Fleming has promoted two key executives to senior level positions.
Mindful of a potential conflict of interest, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) has canceled a $63 million contract previously awarded to URS Corp. in a consultant role.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff named Jayanti Menches Director of Communications for the combined company’s U.S./Central and South America region.
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) unsealed bids Tuesday, March 10, 2015, for rail station construction of its 20-mile rapid transit line, and found targeted costs running higher than…
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