Michael T. McNamara, P.E., was recently named a senior associate at Gannett Fleming, an international planning, design, and construction management firm. Based in the firm's Valley Forge, Pa., office, McNamara serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail Systems, a division of Gannett Fleming specializing in transit and railroad track, signal, communication and electric traction design. He resides in Voorhees, N.J.
With more than 35 years
of experience, McNamara has extensive experience in the design, construction,
and maintenance of railroads and transit systems. He specializes in train
control, traction power and communications systems for rail transportation. McNamara
holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Drexel University
and a master of science in systems engineering from the University of
Pennsylvania. He is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania, New
Jersey, Ohio, Massachusetts, New York, Maryland, California, Connecticut,
Oregon, Florida, and Illinois. He is a member of the American Railway
Engineering & Maintenance-of-Way Association.