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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named Thomas Gibson Vice President and Western Regional Manager of its Transit and Rail practice, based in Sacramento. Gibson is responsible for technical and operational…
Siemens’ U.S. unit has launched Digital Rail Services, a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on…
Brookville Equipment Corp. delivered its fifth and sixth off-wire-capable Liberty Streetcars to Detroit in March, wrapping up vehicle deliveries to the new QLINE streetcar line “ahead of contractual delivery dates…
Supplier consolidations are nothing new in the global railway industry. The latest purported combination has German technology and engineering colossus Siemens AG acquiring Canadian firm Bombardier’s Transportation division, according to…
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Fred Tallarico Regional Director of Design-Build for the company’s Northeast and Central regions. Tallarico will manage the firm’s pursuit and execution of transit, highway…
The National Transit Institute has named HNTB Corp. Transit/Rail Practice Leader and Senior Vice President Diana Mendes, AICP, 2017 Training Professional of the Year. NTI presented the award at its…
The two pioneering Canadian LRT cities, Calgary and Edmonton, located in the western province of Alberta, are both planning a major shift in their design and operating philosophies.
The first Bombardier Flexity Freedom LRV for the new Kitchener-Waterloo LRT line arrived Feb. 22, 2017, after a long journey by rail from the carbuilder’s plant in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) owns and operates more than 200 single-track miles of surface streetcar track, including loops, yards and carhouses. The TTC is responsible for its maintenance, as…
Effective April 24, Bruce McCuaig is stepping down as President and CEO of Metrolinx, Toronto, to accept a new federal role in Canada’s Privy Council Office as Executive Adviser-Infrastructure Bank,…
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