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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million to Improve Transit Options on Tribal Lands

September 27, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of $5 million to help American Indian and Alaska Native tribal citizens initiate, improve and enhance transit service in Indian Country.…

Colorado’s Inter-regional Express Bus Service Exceeds Expectations

July 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

DENVER—Bustang celebrates its first anniversary on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. The Colorado Department of Transportation's inter-regional express bus…

Arcadis North America Expands Leadership Team in Chicago

July 12, 2016 - in People

Chicago, July 12, 2016 – Arcadis announced today the expansion of its leadership team in Chicago and the relocation of its Chicago team into a larger…

CTA Celebrates Pink Line’s First Decade of Service to Chicago

June 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

After 10 years and 50 million rides, officials from the Chicago Transit Authority today celebrated the 10th birthday of the Pink Line, which began service on June 25, 2006. CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr., and CTA officials marked the celebratory occasion…

New LA Metro Security Headquarters to Unify Transit Resources

June 24, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Transit

Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority selected HDR as the lead design firm for the first phase of its new Emergency Security Operations Center (ESOC). Planning and design will be completed early in 2017 with construction scheduled to begin in 2018.…

HNTB Hires Ian Choudri as National Rail and Transit Business Development Director

June 16, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People, Rail

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2016—Ian Choudri joined HNTB Corporation in the new position of national rail and transit business development director and senior vice president, where he will support the firm’s growth across the United States. “I am pleased to…

Secretary Foxx and China’s Minister of Transport Yang Chuangtang Kickoff the Race to Zero Emissions Challenge

June 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

LOS ANGELES – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and China’s Minister of Transport Yang Chuantang unveiled the U.S.-China Race to Zero Emissions (R2ZE) Challenge during the eighth U.S.-China Transportation Forum in Los Angeles.  The R2ZE Challenge…

Parsons Appoints Dhaliwal as SVP, International Rail Transit & Systems

PASADENA, Calif., May 10, 2016—Parsons is pleased to announce the appointment of Harjinder S. “Harj” Dhaliwal as Senior Vice President, International Rail Transit & Systems. In his new role, Mr. Dhaliwal will lead the development of the rail transit…

U.S. Department of Transportation Celebrates Kansas City Streetcar Grand Opening

May 9, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Rail

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Carolyn Flowers today joined Kansas City Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James Jr. and other local officials to celebrate the opening of a two-mile…

San Francisco Announces New Transbay Transit Center Financing Plan

April 25, 2016 - in Financial

Mayor Edwin M. Lee along with Supervisor and Metropolitan Transportation Commissioner Scott Wiener, Supervisor and Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Director Jane Kim, and TJPA Board Chair Greg Harper today announced a proposed financing package to allow…