Kyra Senese, Managing Editor

Kyra Senese, Managing Editor

Kyra Senese has joined Railway Track & Structures as managing editor, reporting to Mischa Wanek-Libman, RT&S editor.

An Illinois native, Kyra is a May 2016 alumna of Columbia College Chicago, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism with a magazine writing concentration. She initially joined RT&S as assistant editor in August 2016. Kyra previously worked as a research assistant with Advertising Age. Her journalism career began at Columbia’s student-run newspaper, The Columbia Chronicle, where she worked her way up to become editor-in-chief.  

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CSX Corporation has announced the appointment of Brian Barr, vice president of mechanical, to serve as the company's new senior vice president of engineering and mechanical.

 

Union Pacific (UP) plans to invest $2.1 million to strengthen Montana's transportation infrastructure in 2018.

 

Stephen Kambol has been has been tapped to serve as a senior project manager for WSP USA's Seattle office.

 

Union Pacific (UP) has announced it will invest $6 million to enhance Minnesota's transportation infrastructure this year.

 

Rep. Scotty Perry (R-PA-4), a member of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, joined representatives from Aaron Enterprises Inc., Genesee and Wyoming Inc., and other Pennsylvania businesses on April 20 for a tour and discussion of transportation policy at Aaron Enterprises' facility.

 

Union Pacific (UP) will invest $9.7 million in Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure in 2018.

 

North Carolina's Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority (GoTriangle) has chosen the Gannett Fleming/WSP Joint Venture as the construction management consultant for Durham and Orange counties' light-rail project.

 

Metra has announced several construction projects planned for 2018 aimed at improving track and bridge maintenance, upgrading communications and signaling systems and enhancing stations.

 

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board Chairman Terry Peterson and CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr., celebrated on April 15 the opening of the first of two new bus and rail terminal facilities at 95th Street.

 

Union Pacific (UP) will give Missouri's transportation infrastructure a $25 million boost in 2018.

 

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