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.
Wabtec President and CEO Rafael Santana announced the establishment of a research institute in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Genesee & Wyoming (G&W), during a recent House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing.
WMATA has selected a design-build team for its Rail Heavy Repair and Overhaul facility. WSP USA has appointed a National Transit and Rail Leader.
Norfolk Southern (NS) and consultancy WSP US have added new executives to their rosters.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District’s (NICTD) Board of Directors has approved the lease of 26 bi-level EMUs from Metra to boost capacity on the South Shore Line as it advances two expansion projects that, once online, will add 26 trains per day to the schedule.
WSP USA has named David Pizzimenti, Ph.D, as Vice President and Alternate Delivery Leader for the firm’s Southeast Region. He will lead the selection of contractor and concessionaire partners and manage the relationship with those partners in a 12-state region that includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia and Washington, D.C. He will be involved throughout the entire lifecycle of a project, including teaming and agreement/terms, addressing all matters necessary to achieve project completion.
Keyur Shah is returning to WSP USA as a Vice President and Managing Director for the U.S. Asset Management practice.
WSP USA has promoted Jacqueline (Jackie) Peduzzi to Alternate Delivery Leader for the West region.
Ettore Morelli has been hired as Senior Vice President and National Alternative Delivery Leader for Transportation at WSP USA.
Edward (Ted) Axt is returning to WSP USA as the Senior Engineering Manager for Transit and Rail in Sacramento.