The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal Management and Control Board voted June 18 to approve the five-year $18.3 billion MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for Fiscal Years 2020-2024.
HNTB Corp. recently announced that Roger Prince has joined the team as Project Director and Associate Vice President of the firm’s program management and construction management practice. He’ll be based in HNTB’s New York City office in the Empire State Building.
On June 21, 2019, the long-awaited ION LRT will formally enter revenue service for Ontario, Canada’s Waterloo Region. Leading up to the start of service, Bombardier Flexity LRVs will be operating in daytime service mode, with trains every 10 or so minutes.
HNTB Corp. recently announced that Chris Price, P.E., has been named President of the firm’s Central Division.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) recently announced the appointment of David Schulze as Chief of Staff.
East-West Connectors has chosen Thales to provide its SelTrac™ Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) system for the City of Ottawa’s Stage 2 O-Train Confederation Line Extension project.
HNTB Corp. recently announced that long-time employee Wayne Feuerborn has been named president of the firm’s West Division, overseeing infrastructure programs in growth markets, such as rail/transit, tolling and aviation.
Siemens Mobility recently announced that it has won a mid-life overhaul service contract worth $80 million—with options for up to $25 million more—for TriMet’s Type-2 and Type-3 Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) fleet.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) recently awarded Stadler US, Inc. a $119 million contract to build eight FLIRT model trains and to design an Equipment Maintenance Facility (EMF) for the Cotton Belt Regional Rail Project. DART anticipates the trains to go into passenger service by the end of 2022.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently announced that it has partnered with technology company Intersection to install a new digital communications and advertising network on the southern portion of the Metro Blue Line.