HDR selects Buzz Berger as Railway Design Leader. Also, HNTB welcomes Steven Mudge as Fleet and Facilities Technical Director; and Norfolk Southern (NS) selects Will Miller as the newly appointed Director Public Engagement.
HDR Inc. taps Matthew Tucker to lead its Global Transit Program. Also, A. Stucki Company hires Rick Clary as Vice President of Human Resources; and Duos Technologies appoints Christopher King as Chief Commercial Officer.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) appoints a General Counsel and a Director for the Office of Research and Engineering. Also, there is a new Director, Government Affairs at the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) of Northeastern Illinois; leader for HDR’s Transportation Economics and Statistics Services practice; and Litigation Section Partner at global law firm Holland & Knight.
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has selected a team led by HDR and including WSP USA to provide program management services for its $966.2 million FrontRunner Strategic Double Track Project, which will add at least nine new segments of double track along the 82-mile, 16-station Ogden-Provo regional/commuter rail system and update signaling systems.
Alstom elevates Dana Salloum to Chief Communications Officer. Also, HDR adds Lee Caragiale and Mike Washington to its Transportation Equity and Environmental Justice team; and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) elects Michael Coleman as General President.
HDR announced May 8 that it has been selected by the Omaha Streetcar Authority to deliver the final design for the city’s 3.2-mile streetcar project, connecting downtown Omaha to the University of
The Port of Long Beach selects HDR to complete the final design for the $1.5 billion Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility. Also, the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) launches Rail Cargo Incentive Program in the Pacific Northwest; and EFL Global acquires Locher Evers International (LEI).
HDR announced April 11 that Alexa Mitchell, the company’s Transportation BIM Program Manager, has been elected to the steering committee of buildingSMART International’s Infrastructure Room, effective April 1.
It’s an exciting time for rail fleets and operations. Society’s decarbonization efforts around the globe have created impetus in the rail industry to further reduce its carbon footprint. Technology is improving to make zero emissions a realistic goal. Yet, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to transitioning rail operations to achieve net zero emissions.
Alex Z. Wiggins will retire as CEO of the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA), effective Dec. 31. Also, Marcin Taraszkiewicz joins HDR as Rail and Transit Vehicle Technology Lead.