Lisa Patterson, Freight Rail Environmental Manager, HDR (left); and Marianne Limoges, Vice President and Treasurer, CN (right).
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People News: HDR, CN

Lisa Patterson joins HDR as Freight Rail Environmental Manager. Also, Marianne Limoges joins CN as Vice President and Treasurer.

Pictured, left to right: Jonathan Daniels, Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration; Adam Mercer, HDR; and Ed Elkins, Norfolk Southern.
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People News: MDOT/MPA, HDR, NS

Jonathan Daniels will head the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT/MPA), effective Feb. 5. Also, Adam Mercer is joining HDR as Construction Field Services Director; and Norfolk Southern’s (NS) Ed Elkins is tapped as Vice Chair of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s 2024 Executive Committee.

From Left to Right: Stephen Knobbe, Northwest Division President, HNTB; John Henderson, CEO, HDR; and Chris Sacks, Vice President of Corporate Development, Lochner.
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People News: HNTB, HDR, Lochner

HNTB names Stephen Knobbe as President of the company’s Northwest Division. Also, HDR appoints John Henderson as the new CEO; and Chris Sacks joins H.W. Lochner, Inc. (Lochner) as Vice President of Corporate Development.

Pictured, Left to Right: Paulo Faria, Design Director for Transportation Architecture, HDR; Martin Ellwood, Senior Project Director, HNTB; and Hayes Morrison, Undersecretary, MassDOT.
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People News: HDR, HNTB, MassDOT

Paulo Faria rejoins HDR as Design Director for Transportation Architecture. Also, HNTB appoints Martin Ellwood as Senior Project Director, supporting rail infrastructure projects; and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) elevates Hayes Morrison to Undersecretary.

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Transit Briefs: NYMTA, Tri-Rail, RTD

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) selects an HDR-led team to provide program management to its Station Capital Program. Also, final federal approval could bring Tri-Rail to downtown Miami in December; and the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) installs new light rail seat covers.

Scott Drainville, CEO, Hillsborough Transit Authority (left); Sean Flaherty, Transportation Sustainability and Resiliency Director, HDR (center); and David Cochrane, Senior Vice President and Transportation Program Director, WSP

People News: HART, HDR, WSP

Scott Drainville has transitioned from interim to permanent CEO of Hillsborough Transit Authority (HART), which runs the TECO Line Streetcar in Tampa, Fla. Also, Sean Flaherty is the new Transportation Sustainability and Resiliency Director at HDR, a design firm specializing in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services; and David Cochrane will now lead high-speed rail projects at engineering, environment and professional services consultancy WSP.

Buzz Berger (pictured) will lead HDR’s railway design technical services.
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People News: HDR, HNTB, NS

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.

Matthew Tucker, Global Transit Director at HDR (left); Rick Clary, Vice President of Human Resources at A. Stucki Company (center); and Christopher King, Chief Commercial Officer at Duos Technologies.
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People News: HDR, A. Stucki, Duos

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.

Pictured (left to right): William Thomas (Tom) McMurry Jr., National Transportation Safety Board; Rob Nash, Regional Transportation Authority of Northeastern Illinois; Alejandro Solis, HDR; and Benjamin Allen, Holland & Knight.
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People News: NTSB, RTA, HDR, Holland & Knight

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.