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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Wednesday, 16 August 2017 12:15

Stantec names Raske senior railway engineer

Global design firm Stantec has added Ryan Raske to its team as senior railway engineer in St. Paul, Minn.

Gannett Fleming, Inc., is expanding its Security and Safety Practice by four; joining the team is James "Jim" E. Smith, Gene Perry, Jacy C. Harper and Brandon S. Huckeba.

Union Pacific is encouraging safety at railroad tracks with its interactive public safety campaign. The Class 1 released the campaign on Facebook, YouTube, Hulu and other online news sites so it could be easily shared.

Steven Chrismer, Ph.D., is joining the Applied Technology and Engineering Division at ENSCO, Inc.

Following what it called a "comprehensive search process," Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) appointed Cynthia C. Earhart as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:35

Guess joins WSP USA

WSP USA has named Charlie Guess construction services manager for the West region of the firm, based in its Orange, Calif., office.

U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA-33) joined officials from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) and Skanska on August 11, to tour the recently completed Exposition Light Rail Transit Phase 2 (Expo 2) project.

Monday, 14 August 2017 11:41

Sumwalt sworn in as 14th NTSB chairman

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) swore in its 14th chairman Robert L. Sumwalt III on August 10.

Amtrak selected AECOM, in partnership with Network Rail, to conduct an independent review of the interaction, coordination and collaboration between the railroads' various passenger concourses within Penn Station.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has selected Cianbro-Middlesex Joint Venture for the CP243 Interlocking and Danbury Branch Dockyard projects in Norwalk.

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