Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa is originally from Grand Island, Neb., and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with a major in magazine journalism and minor in business management. She began her career in journalism and railroading at Railway Track & Structures in 2001 when she joined as assistant editor, before being named managing editor in 2008 and editor in 2010. 

Mischa has worked for 515 Magazine and Drake Magazine, both in Des Moines, and 08004homes.com in London, U.K.

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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is highlighting the $101 million dollars invested in winter preparation and encouraging customers to engage in various communication channels to prepare for upcoming winter commutes.

A trio of shortline railroads, affiliates of Anacostia Rail Holdings Company, helped train responders at four locations in two states on railroad safety and emergency response techniques.

Thursday, 02 November 2017 10:53

Howard Street Tunnel expansion plans implode

Plans to expand the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore came to a halt as CSX has decided not to pursue the project.

voestalpine Nortrak Inc. and NICE Rail Products have launched EvertrakTM composite crossties.

All projects recommended by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for grants as part of the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) program have been approved by Congress.

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 12:03

NCRR names Walters as chairman of the board

Michael Walters has been elected to be chairman of the North Carolina Railroad Company's (NCRR) Board of Directors.

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 12:00

SNC-Lavalin acquires asset management firm

SNC-Lavalin has acquired Data Transfer Solutions LLC (DTS) for $45 million. The company says the acquisition will add to the capabilities of SNC-Lavalin's Atkins sector and will enhance service offerings in digital asset management for clients.

Flooded tunnels, corroded electrical components and a boat sitting on top of track are some of the images that come to mind when the industry recalls Superstorm Sandy, which hit five years ago.

Dow St. Charles will be able to utilize rail as a shipping method thanks to a $9.5-million commitment from the Port of South Louisiana to build a rail link.

Granite Construction Incorporated has been awarded a sub contract by Hensel Phelps for the Operations & Maintenance Facility East (OMF East) project in Bellevue, Wash.

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