U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Senate Minority Leader, met with Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan the week of Jan. 7, and reportedly urged the Department of Defense (DOD) to focus on the construction of a new railhead project at Fort Drum in the Army’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget Request.
Author: Kyra Senese
Engineering firm HDR has added Brian Buchanan to its transit practice as a transit principal project manager and transit section manager.
The Federal Transit Administration has awarded $16.6 million to 20 agencies nationwide to support planning projects that aim to enhance access to public transportation.
The Northern Plains Rail Companies (NPRC) have appointed Dan Mack as executive vice president of Finance, Marketing and Sales, effective immediately.
Reading & Northern has selected Chris Goetz to serve as the regional railroad’s vice president, Maintenance of Way, and Erik Yoder as assistant vice president, Real Estate.
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has announced that its fare payment for the past four decades, the Metropass, is being discontinued.
The Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority has started the construction of a $217 million project to extend light rail 2.4-miles from downtown.
HNTB Corporation appointed four new staff, in addition to the growth of the firm’s presence in the Southeastern U.S. with the addition of its first Tennessee-based office.
Redwood Logistics (Redwood) has announced the appointment of Scott Cousins as the company’s new chief technology officer.
R. J. Corman Railroad Company has finalized an agreement to acquire the Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corp. (NERR), Nashville & Western Railroad Corp. (NWR), Transit Solutions Group, a commuter rail operation, and three related operating entities.