Brad Thoburn joins Michael Baker International

Brad Thoburn has joined Michael Baker International as vice president and southeast regional transit and Surface Transportation planning lead, the company announced Oct. 3.

FTA certifies Michigan’s SSOP

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.

Steering committee makes recommendation for TriMet Southwest Corridor LRT route

The steering committee advising on the TriMet Southwest Corridor light rail project recommended a route for the Portland, Ore., line on Aug. 13.

LACMTA, TSA partner on advanced passenger screening system

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are partnering up to deploy an advanced portable passenger screening technology that officials said will help detect weapon

TransLink Board, Mayors’ Council approve billion-dollar transit improvement plan

The Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation and the TransLink Board of Directors approved the largest investment in Metro Vancouver, B.C., transportation in the region’s history June 28, officials said.

OCTA names Bergener as COO

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has appointed industry veteran Jennifer Bergener to the company’s newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer. OCTA said Bergener will hold the role, which is intended to

TriMet names Henderson as COO

TriMet General Manager Doug Kelsey has tapped Maurice Henderson II as TriMet’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Henderson joins TriMet from the city of Portland, where he served as Mayor Ted Wheeler’s