WSP USA announces new arrivals to the Southwest Mountain District’s senior leadership team, including John Rohner, Newel Jensen and Kitty Barkley. Also, Diana Timpson joins HNTB as Senior Project Manager of Rail Transit in the firm’s Seattle office; and Integrated Rail and Resources Acquisition Corp. (IRRX) announces the appointment of Jason Reeves and Rear Admiral Ronald “Curt” Copley as new Independent Directors to the company’s Board of Directors.
As part of the MBTA’s Capital Programs, the Capital Transformation team will hold a virtual pre-construction public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 6 p.m. to discuss work to be completed at Codman Yard.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has awarded $85.9 million in contracts to advance design of the Central Valley’s Merced-to-Madera and Fresno-to-Bakersfield project segments, covering a total of 52.4 miles.
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) General Manager and CEO Jeffrey A. Parker died on Jan. 14.
HNTB’s Thomas Jenkins has earned the Mobility 21 Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, Quantix (formerly A&R Logistics) has named Jake Tendler Vice President of Sales for its 3PL Solutions business.
Caltrain has appointed Pranaya Shrestha as interim Chief of the Modernization Program, succeeding John Funghi, who will work until Oct. 15.
The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) will recognize Hatch LTK Vice President Julie Green and 12 other women for their “outstanding contributions to America’s transportation industry” during its virtual conference, to be held Sept. 28-30.
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has designated a Chief Economist; HNTB named a Corporate President of Infrastructure and Mobility Equity; WSP USA hired Senior Directors for National Transit and Rail team; and Easy Aerial tapped a Chief Operating Officer.
RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE: Railway Age is honoring 20 “Fast Trackers” from a pool of more than 100 strong nominations for this year’s 20 Under 40 awards program.
Railway Age Engineering Editor and RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson takes a look back at 2020 and provides a forecast for 2021 based on responses from the RT&S State of the Industry survey. He also talks with HNTB’s Ronnie Hakim and Herzog’s Troy Elbert.