Shawn Wilson, former Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (2016-23), has signed on as National Agency Coordination Leader for Transportation and Infrastructure at WSP, an engineering, environment and professional services consultancy.
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Amtrak launches “Amtrak Gives Back” community engagement program. Also, a New Orleans-Baton Rouge passenger rail line could be in the works.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) has awarded two Class II and III Rail Infrastructure Improvement Program grants totaling $3 million to the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) and
The City of Madison will hold a kick-off meeting for its Passenger Rail Station Study to identify a recommended location for a potential future Amtrak Station. Also, the City of Vicksburg backs Louisiana rail plan that could potentially bring Amtrak passenger rail service to the city; and MetroLink Blue Line service will return to normal beginning Monday, Nov. 28.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has awarded a $15 million infrastructure improvement grant to the Port of Columbia in Caldwell Parish.