Daniel Loftus, PE, is a new leader in HNTB’s Chicago office, where he will now serve as senior transit project manager.
Gov. Ned Lamont of Connecticut has been campaigning recently throughout the state, particularly highlighting the need for further investment in transit infrastructure that could lead to major construction work opportunities.
HNTB Corporation has appointed Cheryle Tyson to serve as a national transit/rail consultant based in the firm’s Plano, Texas, office, located about 20 miles north of Downtown Dallas.
Engineering firm HDR has added Brian Buchanan to its transit practice as a transit principal project manager and transit section manager.
Urban Engineers has hired Peter Fedun, PE, as the firm’s new deputy practice leader for rail and transit.
The Durham, NC, city council gave unanimous approval Monday to a proposal to rezone a piece of land in the southwest corner of the city for a light-rail operations and maintenance facility.
Martin Boyle, a member of STV’s Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Division, has been appointed to executive vice president of T&I, where he will oversee the division’s operations.
Brad Thoburn has joined Michael Baker International as vice president and southeast regional transit and Surface Transportation planning lead, the company announced Oct. 3.
Michigan has obtained federal certification of its rail transit State Safety Oversight Program (SSOP) ahead of next year’s deadline, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Aug. 16.
The steering committee advising on the TriMet Southwest Corridor light rail project recommended a route for the Portland, Ore., line on Aug. 13.