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Design Begins on a Renovated Union Station in Washington, D.C.

Arup, in collaboration with Amtrak, KGP Design Studio, and Grimshaw, has commenced design on the concourse modernization project at Union Station in Washington DC. This near-term comprehensive renovation of the station’s intercity and commuter rail concourse…

Major Modernization Projects for LaGuardia and Newark Airports Receive Port Authority Approval

March 28, 2016 - in Planning, Projects, Transportation

Underscoring a renewed commitment to its core transportation mission, the Port Authority’s Board of Commissioners  authorized $2.9 billion for LaGuardia…

House Passes Bill to Modernize Public Alert and Warning System

March 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning

Washington, D.C., March 22, 2016—The House of Representatives, yesterday, unanimously approved bipartisan legislation to modernize the Integrated Public…

Secretary Jewell Announces Proposal to Reduce Methane Emissions, Wasted Gas on Public, Tribal Lands

January 22, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy

WASHINGTON – As part of the Interior Department’s reform agenda for a cleaner, more secure energy future, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today proposed to update 30 year-old regulations in order to reduce the wasteful release of natural gas…

Sandia Labs Playing Key Role in Grid Modernization

ALBUQUERQUE,N.M.— Sandia National Laboratories is leading the Security and Resilience area of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium (GMLC) and bringing its strong research capability in grid modernization to help the…

Dewberry Awarded Contract with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Fairfax, Va., Jan. 5, 2015—Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, was recently awarded a $5 million, five-year Blank Purchase Agreement with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The contract extends previous work associated…

New Honolulu Port Roadway Eases Traffic and Facilitates Cargo Movement

December 15, 2015 - in Construction, Projects, Roads

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) opened a newly dedicated roadway that will facilitate the efficient movement of goods through Honolulu Port facilities, while easing congestion on surface streets for the public. The road is a vital…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx, Port Newark Container Terminal CEO Highlight Transportation Investment Center’s Role in Port Newark Modernization

October 2, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Transportation

NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today joined Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) President & CEO Jim Pelliccio to highlight the Build America Transportation Investment Center (BATIC) role in helping the PNCT explore financing…

San Francisco Orders 175 Light Rail Cars from Siemens

September 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Transit, Transportation

San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has awarded Siemens a contract to deliver an initial 175 light rail cars for its Muni transit system at a value of USD 648 million. With an option for an additional 85 cars, this is one of the biggest…

Caltrans Modernizes its Mission, Vision and Goals

September 16, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Caltrans today announced a new department-wide mission, vision and goals as part of its ongoing efforts to modernize operations and improve performance and accountability across California. "Adopting a new mission, vision and goals is a critical step toward…