AECOM has appointed Jawad Shah Director of Signals and Communications in its Canadian Rail practice, a new position. He will serve as a new member of AECOM’s Americas Market Sector practice, working from the Mississauga, Ontario office.
Global infrastructure service firm AECOM recently announced that it has been named the 2019 Employer of the Year by the Chicago chapter of the Women Transportation Seminar (WTS).
AECOM on March 26 named Beth McCluskey Associate Vice President, Director of Business Development, Transit and Freight Rail of the global infrastructure service firm’s Chicago office.
Design and planning work continues on Hamilton’s 10-mile (14-kilometer) LRT line, despite ongoing political uncertainty over the project’s future. Meanwhile, the planned and approved expansion of GO Train service to Grimsby, St. Catherines and Niagara Falls has experienced a recent potential setback. And on Oct. 30, the author, representing Railway Age, visited the Bombardier Transportation rail division plant at Millhaven, Ontario, located a short distance west of Kingston.
Bentley Systems now offers integration between its ProjectWise 365 Services and Microsoft 365. “The collaboration capabilities of Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Flow, alongside analytics from Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Power BI, can now be applied to mainstream automated digital workflows within ProjectWise,” the company said.
A New Hampshire city is looking to revive its passenger rail service, and has hired an engineering consultant to help.
Oliver Ernhofer has been named New York Transportation Planning Manager and Senior Supervising Planner for WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation has selected a trio of consultants to help plan the future of the New Haven Line and the entire statewide rail system.