Light Rail

Happy 75th, CTA! (Updated)

There is a big day planned in Chicago on Saturday, Oct. 1. That is the day the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will celebrate its 75th anniversary.

Work is under way to extend central Florida’s SunRail commuter rail service 12.2 miles north. (SunRail)

Transit Briefs: SunRail, Amtrak, Brightline, CTA, LACMTA, TriMet

STV is providing engineering design services for the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) SunRail extension project. Also, Amtrak continues work on station accessibility improvements; Brightline, Florida’s private-sector passenger railroad, will sell up to $1 billion of tax-free debt to cover its extension to Orlando; Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is working on an equitable transit-oriented development plan for the 95th Street corridor; Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) is studying three light rail options for the 4.5-mile C Line extension; and Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) has extended its contract with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 757.

Mark Raymond Jr. (center) has been named Chair of the New Orleans RTA Board of Commissioners following a unanimous vote.
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People News: New Orleans RTA, KCATA, NTSB

The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) appoints Mark Raymond Jr. as Chair of the Board of Commissioners. Also, Frank White III is named Interim President and CEO of the Kansas City

Dwayne Cowan, President, Thermo King EMEA and Global Marine, Air and Rail. (Photo: Business Wire)
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People News: Trane Technologies, STV

Trane Technologies appoints Dwayne Cowan president of Thermo King Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Global Marine, Air and Rail. Also, STV appoints Matthew Smeltzer, CPA, Corporate Controller. Trane Technologies Trane

R.J. Corman Railroad Group has appointed Fred Mudge (pictured) to its Board of Directors.
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People News: R.J. Corman Railroad Group, Sound Transit

R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, appoints Fred Mudge to Board of Directors. Also, Sound Transit appoints Eric Beckman Portfolio Services Office (PSO) Executive Director. R.J. Corman Railroad Group R. J. Corman Railroad