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Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) General Manager and CEO Jeffrey A. Parker died on Jan. 14.
The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) has awarded a $50 million task-order contract to HDR Engineering Inc., AECOM Technical Services Inc., RailPros, Hill International Inc., and Parsons.
Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) has awarded Parsons Corp. a $45 million engineering services contract for the agency’s Train Control Modernization Project to implement CBTC (communications-based train control). CBTC is part of BART’s $3.5 billion Transbay Corridor Core Capacity Program, which includes five new traction power substations, 306 new rail vehicles and development of a maintenance complex.
The National Safety Council is honoring infrastructure specialist Parsons as the sole 2018 finalist for its Robert W. Campbell Award.
Parsons has begun providing technical advisory services for Metrolinx’s Enhanced Train Control and Conventional Signaling (ETCCS) project, part of the Canadian agency’s 10-year GO Transit regional/commuter rail expansion program consisting of C$13.5 billion in capital projects and $7 billion in state-of-good-repair works.
Parsons announced it recently received a 2016 Grand Award in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC AZ) for its work on Valley Metro’s Central Mesa Light Rail Extension project. The award recognizes engineering firms for successful delivery of complex projects that demonstrate an exceptional degree of innovation, achievement, and value.