The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has appointed Jennifer Bergener chief operating officer.
Voters in the Main Street Rail Transportation Development District (TDD) have approved funding for the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension. This allows the TDD board of directors to impose the TDD’s revenue sources to fund the extension.
Sound Transit has appointed Kimberly Farley deputy chief executive officer. She will work with Deputy Chief Executive Officer Mike Harbour until his retirement late next year.
Railcar leasing company RGCX, LLC has been acquired by Corrum Capital, allowing the leasing company greater resources and flexibility in the railcar market.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending June 16, 2018, totaled 558,098 carloads and intermodal units, a 4.1 percent increase compared to the same week in 2017.
Siemens, in a consortium with the Turkish public transportation vehicle manufacturer Bozankaya, has produced the first metro for Bangkok's Green Line extension at the Bozankaya factory in Ankara, Turkey.
Representatives from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) joined other officials to announce progress in the effort to overhaul the Center City Concourse and to rename the underground pedestrian corridor the "Downtown Link."