MTA President Patrick Foye, New York City Transit President Andy Byford and Senior Vice President Subways Sally Librera provided statistics on March 18 to show that the New York subway system has seen a dramatic increase in performance since the implementation of the Subway Action Plan and NYCT’s Save Safe Seconds campaign.
Author: Andrew Corselli
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced March 18 that it has partnered with the requisite 30 states to strengthen and certify 31 State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs prior to the April 15 safety deadline, and is transferring WMATA safety oversight to the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission (WMSC).
Sabrina Drago has joined WSP USA as Sacramento transportation office lead, the engineering and professional services consultancy company announced on March 15.
New York Air Brake announced March 15 that it has acquired locomotive fueling, servicing and component remanufacturing company Snyder Equipment Co. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
On the heels of Tuesday’s House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee hearing on Temporary Policy in the Internal Revenue Code, American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association President Chuck Baker submitted comments to Congress to take action on tax-extender policies that include the 45G Short Line Tax Credit.
Genesee & Wyoming is considering a major change to its financial structure and ownership, and is exploring either taking on a strategic investment partner or an outright sale, according to a report from Bloomberg.
Canadian Pacific announced that it is appealing Transport Canada’s Feb. 8 Ministerial Order to address the securement of trains on mountain grades after a train is stopped by an emergency brake application.
At its Winter Meeting in January, the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) elected its 2019 slate of officers.
Thomas Jenkins, P.E., has joined HNTB Corp. as a national transit/rail consultant.
Trackmobile, manufacturer of bi-modal mobile railcar movers, announced the recipients of its 2018 Distributor Awards, which acknowledge distributor leadership and overall excellence within the railcar mover industry.