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July 2013

2013 Consultant Roundtable: 8 Top Execs Talk Transit Trends

Many are calling for the next transportation authorization bill to include increased funding and a clear vision for how public transit will help be a part of the solution for the impending population boom in the coming years.

July 2012

Consultant Roundtable: Industry Focusing On Gains

While it is easy to blame the lack of dedicated funding for slowing down projects and causing uncertainty, consultants remain optimistic that they can help public transit agencies fill the gap by utilizing its expertise from other regions around the world. Many are hopeful the younger generation entering the workforce will help grow public transit usage.

July 2012

Shift in consultant use shows greater reliance on private sector

Can private sector professionals help with the challenges? Absolutely!

August 2011

Construction Firm Building America’s Transit Future

Major challenge is the surge of competition that has surfaced in the industry vying for a piece of the high-speed rail industry, which hasn’t materialized yet.

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