MBTA GLX, Mattapan projects spotlighted at Railway Age/RT&S LRT Conference

Written by William Vantuono, editor-in-chief, Railway Age
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Massachusetts’ Green Line project will take center stage at Light Rail 2022 in November.

MBTA’s Green Line (GLX) and Mattapan Line Transformation Projects will be presented in detail at the Railway Age/RT&S Light Rail 2022 Conference, Nov. 16-17, Boston, which returns to a live, in-person format since going virtual in 2020.

Rachel J. Burckardt, P.E., Assistant Vice President and Senior Project Manager, WSP USA; Angel Peña, Chief of Capital Transformation, MBTA; and Desiree Patrice, Senior Project Manager, MBTA, will give this presentation. The conference concludes with a special tour of the GLX project.

Top Reasons to Attend

  • Spend valuable networking time with light rail professionals from around North America.
  • Earn multiple Professional Development Hour credits if you’re a P.E.
  • Share lessons-learned with industry colleagues.
  • Connect with potential new customers.
  • Acquire the knowledge you need about ongoing and planned projects.
  • Discover what regulations are coming and how they could impact your business or operations.
  • Advance your standing as a railway industry professional.

LRT, the fastest-growing passenger rail mode, employs a full range of technologies and operating practices. Light Rail 2022, developed for transportation professionals in planning, operations, civil engineering, signaling and vehicle engineering as well as students at the undergraduate and graduate level, will offer a comprehensive review of the specialized technical and operational issues associated with light and interurban railways. It will also examine the relationship between transportation and economic development in a modern urban environment.

Register for Light Rail 2022.

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