Arup, an engineering and consulting firm, hired Joseph Edge, P.E., associate principal, and Christopher Taylor, P.E., associate principal, to its regional transit division. They will be located in Arup's New York office.
Edge is a senior project and program manager with more than 27 years of experience in running major domestic and international large-scale projects and programs for highways and rail infrastructure.
Taylor serves as project manager and lead engineer for railroad right-of-way and station projects. His primary responsibility will be to deliver a major high-speed rail project in Texas, while growing the rail business in the northeast out of the New York office. He previously served as the deputy director of high-speed rail for AECOM and his experience includes engineering leadership of the North East Corridor high-speed rail feasibility study for Amtrak, the Trans Hudson Express project for New Jersey Transit and design and construction management for various transit projects in the U.S., Australia and Europe.