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Eglinton Crosstown surges forward The year 2017 will see construction on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT project move into its next phase.

The carnage has begun. No, not the “carnage” that our malignantly narcissistic President declared in his Inauguration Day campaign bloviation (“16 minutes of hooey and horse hockey about corrupt politicians betraying the people, and American carnage, and patriotism healing our...
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Global engineering firm WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Andres Ruiz as chief financial officer of its Latin America region.  Based in Bogota, Colombia, Ruiz will be responsible for consolidating the financial teams in the region, implementing financial best practices, and...
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has launched a search for a permanent CEO and General Manager for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker made the announcement during an address before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce....
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Peter Gertler, AICP, has rejoined HNTB Corp. as a Senior Vice President in a corporate and national strategic business development role. He is based in Oakland, Calif. Gertler previously worked at HNTB from 2004 to 2014 as rail and transit market...
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Network Rail Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Britain’s Network Rail, has opened a Canadian office and appointed Susanne Manaigre as Vice President in charge. Manaigre, who will be based in Toronto and report to President-North America Ron Hartman, is a...

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PTSI Transportation General Counsel Robert L. Bartholic Esq. has died, the Rutherford, N.J-based consulting firm announced on Feb. 7. Bartholic was a long time railroader, having started with Great Northern (GN) in 1962 after graduation from the University of Denver School...
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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Scott E. Trommer a principal in its U.S. Advisory Services division. Trommer will manage transit and rail project development and finance activities, with responsibility for developing and executing financing strategies for major transportation capital...
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LTK Engineering Services announced a series of promotions to its management team. James Dietz has been named Vice-President, Vehicle Engineering. He will oversee the hiring, growth, and development of all of LTK’s vehicle engineers, and work with the company’s regional managers....
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The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) s now accepting 2017/2018 school year applications for the annual RSI Undergraduate Scholarship which provides a minimum of five college scholarships in amounts ranging from $2,500-5,000 to children of employees throughout the rail supply industry. ...
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The year 2017 will see construction on Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT project move into its next phase. The Eglinton Crosstown extends 11.8 miles (19 km), from Mount Dennis Station (Eglinton and Weston Road) to Kennedy Subway Station (Eglinton and Kennedy Road)....

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