Vesna Brajkovic

Associate Editor

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Vesna Brajkovic

Transportation and business reporter and editor.


Ports, service providers aim to add capacity in time for container volume rebound

Despite a downtick in North American intermodal volumes in 2019’s first half, the sector remains a long-term growth engine for freight handlers and movers.
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Rising fuel costs drive railroads to hone idle reduction and energy management practices

With fuel expenses for all Class I railroads steadily increasing through the years, according to individual annual reports, it’s no wonder the railroads are making moves to manage fuel usage.
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Transit agencies develop multimodal mobile apps in response to on-demand call

In a time when on-demand transportation options such as ride-hailing mobile applications Uber and Lyft have become synonymous with convenience, many transit agencies could be left fighting that competition. Instead, a number of them are adapting to fit into the emerging landscape.
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Amtrak to introduce next-gen Acela trains in 2021

Amtrak is on track to introduce new high-speed trains for revenue service on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) from Washington, D.C., to Boston as early as 2021.
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Railroads continue to tap drone technology to inspect track, bridges

With an extensive network of main tracks and sidings inspected weekly and bridges inspected yearly — railroads have been slowly adopting and testing drone technology to supplement their inspection efforts since around 2015.
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Inside BNSF’s advanced drone inspection operation

BNSF Railway Co. is leveraging drone technology to bolster inspection processes for its rail network, refine predictive analytics capabilities and test long-range drone operations to set the stage for future use in the industry.
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BNSF receives FAA exemption to advance drone operations

BNSF Railway Co. last week was granted exemptions from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016, which will help lay the foundation for expanded drone operations. Link to Story

Big-Time Boxes: Michael Capozzio, Snap-on

Before Michael Capozzio settled on his 127” long Snap-on Epiq setup, his wife referred to him as a member of the ‘Toolbox of the Month Club.’. Capozzio worked out of just about every brand of toolbox sold.
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Tool Review: Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Brushless 3/8" Square Drive Impact Wrench

The Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Brushless 3/8" Square Drive Impact Wrench is ideal for working in tight spaces and for overhead applications.
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Understanding how to upsell ADAS capabilities as a tool distributor

Learn how to efficiently navigate the "next big thing” in vehicle repair: advanced driver assistance systems.
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Valley Metro brings live theater to light rail

Passenger? Commuter? Theatergoer? It’s one in the same for the light-rail riders of Valley Metro in Arizona. Link to Story

Tool Review: BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY Mobile Manager

The reviewer uses this management system to build customer trust. BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY's Mobile Manager Pro offers shops the ability to make the shop management system completely mobile.
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Vesna Brajkovic

I'm a transportation and business reporter and editor currently covering the North American rail industry for trade magazine.

My work has appeared in... Progressive Railroading,, Fleet Maintenance, Professional Tools & Equipment News, Professional Distributor,, Ground Support Worldwide, Aircraft Maintenance, Airport Business,, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oconomowoc Focus, Lake Country Now, East Troy Times, East Troy News, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Welcome and Royal Purple News.



  • Aviation
  • Rail
  • Transportation
  • Business
  • Reporter
  • Editor
  • Automotive
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Trucking