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HNTB added Michael Barbour to its growing Southern California team as senior project director and associate vice president.

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NYMTA) has a new President and Managing Director, as well as three new board members.

The U.S. Senate Committee on Science, Commerce and Transportation on Aug. 2 favorably recommended, by voice vote, the appointment of Ronald L. Batory as the next Federal Railroad Administrator.

Andrew Robbins will serve as the next executive director and chief executive officer of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART).

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) that formally adopts the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Portal Bridge Project.

Omaha Track, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE-2) and local railroad officials on Aug. 2 for a facility tour and public policy discussion.

Kevin O'Toole and Rick Cotton have joined leadership at the Port Authority of New York and Jersey (PANYNJ).

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. will acquire CH2M HILL Companies Ltd.

Alene Tchourumoff was sworn in as the 15th chair of the Metropolitan Council. Tchourumoff is replacing Adam Duininck who stepped down to pursue a new professional opportunity.

The federal government is hoping a new proposal will spur private investment in public transportation.

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