Paula Gartner, Stantec (left), and Terry Snow, STV.
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People News: Stantec, STV

Paula Gartner joins Stantec to lead the global design and engineering firm’s transportation business in the Gulf Coast states. Also, Terry Snow takes on the role of Vice President and Business Unit Leader, South Carolina at STV, a professional services firm that plans, designs and manages infrastructure projects across North America.

Left to Right: FourKites President Rocky Subramanian; Stantec Transportation Business Leader for North America Dave Sauve; and PTSI Transportation Product Manager of Route Learning System™ Em Hall.
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People News: FourKites, Stantec, PTSI Transportation

FourKites appoints Rocky Subramanian as President. Also, Stantec names Dave Sauve as Transportation Business Leader for North America; and PTSI Transportation appoints Em Hall as Product Manager of its Route Learning System™.

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CHSRA Selects Stantec to Design Merced-Madera Extension

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) on Dec.19 announced that it has awarded Edmonton, Alberta, Canada-based engineering firm Stantec a $41 million contract to design the 33.9-mile Merced to Madera extension, the key junction that will connect the 500-mile-long project between the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Starting July 29, Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express will extend north to serve Middlebury, Vergennes and Burlington, Vt. (Amtrak/Steve Ostrowski)

Transit Briefs: Amtrak, Stantec/HART, Metrolink, New York MTA, San Diego MTS/NCTD

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) has reported that Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express will begin service to Burlington, Vt., next month. Also, Stantec has landed a contract extension for work on Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation’s (HART) light rail project; Southern California’s Metrolink is rolling out the next phase of its Earthquake Early Warning System; New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched an online trip planner for riders considering new Grand Central Madison commutes; and a new San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and North County Transit District (NCTD) program will offer free transit passes for young adults transitioning out of foster care.

WMATA will replace 130 escalators at 32 stations under a seven-year, $179 million contract with KONE Corp.

Supply Side: WMATA, Stantec

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has awarded an escalator replacement contract; global engineering and design firm Stantec has signed an agreement to acquire an Australia-based transportation planning and engineering firm.

Stantec and Jacobs will provide program control services for four Toronto projects, including the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension (rendering shown).

Stantec, Jacobs JV Selected for Toronto Projects

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have awarded the 360 Transit Alliance Joint Venture, comprising Stantec and Jacobs, a program control services contract for four TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) projects, valued at C$28.5 billion (US$22.07 billion).