Maggie Lancaster, assistant editor

Maggie Lancaster, assistant editor

Maggie Lancaster has joined the staff of Railway Track & Structures as assistant editor. She will report directly to Mischa Wanek-Libman, RT&S editor.

Maggie graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with a concentration in magazine writing and editing and a minor in public relations. She has interned with Fashion Scout Daily, Brand Connections and Flats Chicago. Her written work can be found on Dormify, USA Today College, ChicagoTalks and Literally Darling.

During her time at Columbia, she excelled in her classes while holding executive positions in many classes. Maggie balanced a full-time job and full-time class schedule; she graduated with honors in December 2015.

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Steel Dynamics, Inc., is expanding its Structural and Rail Division located in Columbia City, Ind., by $75 million to "utilize excess melting and casting capability and further diversify its product portfolio and market sector exposure."

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) awarded the 2017 John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award to Andrew Paul from Norfolk Southern. The award recognizes a railroad employee who has demonstrated the highest level of environmental stewardship in the previous year.

Utah Transportation Authority's (UTA) S-Line streetcar could soon see a double track added to a portion of the line in South Salt Lake.

Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) was named Outstanding Public Transportation System for 2017 by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) TTC last won the award in 1986.

Sound Transit's East Link construction is now underway in the center lanes of the Homer M. Hadley floating bridge across Lake Washington.

A New York area passenger transit has acquired Strukton Rail North America Inc.'s remotely controlled ZKL 3000 RC shunting devices.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) approved a pilot program that it says could have long-term benefits for Red Line riders.

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Alene Tchourumoff to serve as chair of the Metropolitan Council.

The Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved the latest Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) for the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT).

Monday, 26 June 2017 13:34

MTA begins M line repairs July 1

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that the $163 million project to rebuild and improve the reliability of century-old sections of the M line will begin on July 1.

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