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TriMet names Kelsey as only GM finalist TriMet's Board of Directors has named current TriMet Chief Operating Officer (COO) Doug Kelsey as the single finalist in the search for a new general manager.

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Scott Hudson has been named senior transit and rail manager in the Dallas office of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, the engineering and professional services consultancy. Hudson has two decades of experience designing and managing highway, rail, and bus...
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David Warner has been named Northwest Pacific district manager, Seattle office area manager and vice president of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. The engineering and professional services consultancy said that Warner, who is based in the firm’s Seattle office,...
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The roller-coaster-ride story of the Toronto Transit Commission's 204-unit Bombardier Flexity Outlook LRV order appears to be leveling off. Bombardier told Railway Age on Jan. 12 that it expects to deliver all 204 LRVs by year-end 2019, the contract’s original deadline,...
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Charlotte’s LYNX Blue Line Extension will open March 16, completing a $1.1-billion project to add 9.3 miles and 11 stations to the North Carolina city’s light rail system. The opening of the route from uptown to the University of North Carolina-Charlotte...
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Sunnie House, Vice President and Western Regional Manager for North America Rail for Parsons, has been appointed Chair of the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) Board of Directors. The CTF is a charitable organization that supports California’s transportation community with awards for...

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Sunnie House, Vice President and Western Regional Manager for North America Rail for Parsons, has been appointed Chair of the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) Board of Directors. The CTF is a charitable organization that supports California’s transportation community with awards for...
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Engineering firm HDR has announced it will plan the final extension needed for Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) to complete light rail service between Seattle and Tacoma, Wash. The Tacoma Dome Link Extension (TDLE) project will allow for...
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Federal regulators have approved a major step forward for development of a planned expansion of the streetcar system in Kansas City. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), in partnership with the Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA) and the City of...
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Operation Lifesaver, Inc., the national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting safety at railroad crossings and along railroad rights-of-way, has developed new materials for its trained volunteer speakers to use in safety presentations with students in kindergarten through middle school. “Operation Lifesaver...
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The Railroad Engineering and Safety program at the University of Delaware is offering a new, interactive program focusing on the organization and fundamental operations of passenger railways, March 7-8, 2018, at the university’s Newark, Del., campus. Designed for engineers and other...

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