The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) recently elected two and re-elected four members to its Board of Directors, as the freight advocacy organization celebrated its 18th anniversary.
It could have been much worse—infinitely worse if anything is considered infinitely better than zero. Transit officials in New York City had planned to shut down the busiest segment of the popular “L” Train under 14th Street in Manhattan and through the Canarsie Tunnel into Brooklyn for 15 months, beginning on April 26, to repair flood damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
The Southern California Regional Rail Authority recently awarded the Talgo-SYSTRA tandem a contract worth $138.9 million to rebuild up to 121 Metrolink-operated Bombardier Rail Cars. The base order is for 50 cars with an option for up to 71 additional units.
Track work at Penn Station New York (PSNY) this summer will have effects on two public transportation lines—NJ Transit (NJT) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).
Amtrak recently announced that on May 4 it would be expanding its Acela Express service with an additional round trip on Saturdays.
STV, Inc. recently announced that it has promoted Brandon Swartley, P.E., to Vice President.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has invited the public to come celebrate on May 3 and 4 as Union Station turns 80 years old.
Engineering and professional services firm WSP USA recently announced its plan to become carbon neutral throughout its U.S. operations—which includes all offices and employee business travel—in 2019.
STV, Inc. Senior Vice President Brian J. Flaherty died April 15 following an illness. He was 77.
PTSI Transportation recently released a compendium of Commuter Rail Fares (CRF), a first-of-its-kind subscription service that provides the current fare structure—including fare levels, types of basic fares and promotional fares—of all commuter rail service in the United Stats and Canada.