Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have selected the HDR-led team to serve as technical advisor for the approximately C$10.9 billion TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) Ontario Line in Toronto. This nearly 16-kilometer, free-standing subway line, with 15 proposed stations, will run from Ontario Place/Exhibition Place through downtown Toronto to the Ontario Science Centre.
The Women’s Transportation Seminar Inland Empire Chapter (WTS-IE) has named HDR’s Lisa Reece as 2019 Woman of the Year, the first time in the chapter’s history that a woman from the private sector has been honored. Reece is the company’s transportation client development leader for Southern California.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) recently received an Outstanding Achievement Award for Excellence in Environmental Document Preparation from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for its environmental documentation for the West Lake Corridor project.
At its annual meeting in New York on Oct. 12, the American Public Transportation Association board of directors appointed HDR Global Transit Director Tom Waldron to a three-year, At-Large Business Member term on the organization’s 25-member Executive Committee.
Nugent Laing, MBA, MIEE, has been promoted to serve as HDR’s East Region Systems Lead for rail and transit.
HDR recently won two design competitions for transit-oriented development planning near rail stations in Chengdu, a Chinese city with more than 16 million residents.
The Port of Long Beach, the largest U.S. intermodal import gateway, has selected HDR to perform the final design as it moves ahead with its $870 million Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility Project to streamline rail operations and reduce bottlenecks.
Engineering firm HDR, Inc. recently announced that Doug Morrison has joined the company as Freight Technology Leader.
A revolutionary track design to stage and process more trains more efficiently through loading and unloading terminals was recognized at The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C., on May 7, 2019. ACEC’s Grand Award was given to Omaha-based HDR, Inc., for its patent-pending Infinity Loop.
Engineering firm HDR has added Brian Buchanan to its transit practice as a transit principal project manager and transit section manager.