Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) makes permanent two discounted fare-pass programs for students at participating high-education institutions, and releases its monthly service/operations “scorecard.” Also, Ricardo will provide safety assessment support for Metrolinx’s Ontario Line project in Toronto; and Washington, D.C.-area legislators seek federal funding and an expedited timeline for the multi-billion-dollar Washington Union Station Expansion Project.
Ricardo opens first North America office dedicated to the rail sector. Also, Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (Duos) expands catalogue with release of five artificial intelligence (AI) detection models for rail customers.
U.K.-based Ricardo will provide systems integration support for Ottawa’s O-Train Line 2 extension project. Also, ClearBlade has teamed with Pennsy Digital on rail asset monitoring.
U.K.-based Ricardo and MxV Rail (formerly Transportation Technology Center, Inc., or TTCI) have signed a strategic alliance agreement that will bring together the two company’s engineering and testing capabilities.
The Standards Council of Canada (SSC), a federal Crown corporation, has accredited Ricardo Certification Ltd. to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 under its new Independent Safety Assessor (ISA) for Railway Systems Accreditation Program.
Kirk Klug and Marko Kroenke have been named as the business development directors for the U.S. and Canada for Ricardo Rail Division.