The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has appointed a new MTA Chief of Police. Also, OneRail Coalition announced winners of Canby Awards, STV welcomed new key leaders throughout Texas, and HDR
HDR’s Andre Lauzier has been appointed to the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Transportation Committee. Also, Juan de Dios Olaechea has joined Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Railroad Development Corporation (RDC) as Managing Director-International Business Development; and Doug Carr is the incoming President and CEO of Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC) in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Maritime Administration has issued a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) approving the Port of Long Beach’s planned $1.547 billion Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility project.
HDR has named Shyam Kannan Mid-Atlantic Transit Lead. Also, the Rail Passengers Association’s (RPA) volunteer leaders elected former Charlottesville (Va.) Deputy Mayor and City Councillor Meredith Richards as Board Chair.
HDR has tapped Chip Knowlton as Infrastructure Consulting Business Transformation Director.
HDR will study the feasibility of new freight rail service serving San Juan County, N.Mex., which would include an interchange with BNSF.
Tara Erwin has been promoted to lead transportation market operations in Canada for HDR, an engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services firm.
The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) has selected HDR Engineering Inc. to study the feasibility of running peak-service commuter rail to Longmont, Colo.
Hotstart has elevated Casey Hall to Product Strategist/Market Manager. Also, Andrzej Bartnik is taking over as Chief Technology Officer at Frauscher Sensor Technology. And HDR has promoted Laura Grams to Transit Planning Practice Leader.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART); consultancy HDR; New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA); transit system manager and operator RATP Dev USA and WSP USA have appointed new executives.