In an unusually low-key celebration for the Crescent City, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) held a block party and conducted tours of its historic Carrollton Barn in the Riverbend section
New Orleans Regional Transit Authority
New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) on Sept. 7 reported the ratification of a new four-year agreement with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1700-4.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will tackle critical track and power maintenance as part of its 2023 Trolley Tunnel Blitz. Also, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) riders will soon receive improved wireless connectivity; copper theft causes delays on LA Metro’s rail lines; and the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority’s (RTA) Rampart streetcar line reopening is pushed back to 2024 amid infrastructure delays.
More than $244 million in FY 2023 RAISE (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) program grants will be distributed to 13 freight and passenger rail-related projects in 11 states, according to
Adam Nori and Nick Borders have joined RailState’s sales and business development team. Also, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) appoints Lona Edwards Hankins as permanent CEO; and Union Pacific (UP) Executive Vice President and CFO Jennifer Hamann is named a recipient of The Manufacturing Institute’s 2023 Women MAKE Awards.
Alex Z. Wiggins will retire as CEO of the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA), effective Dec. 31. Also, Marcin Taraszkiewicz joins HDR as Rail and Transit Vehicle Technology Lead.
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
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) held a virtual rally Dec. 9 with eight other transit agencies calling on Congress to “urgently deliver significant and immediate federal aid to public transportation systems nationwide” to stave off severe pandemic-related cutbacks.