Although it is slow to take off in the U.S., there are plenty of possible benefits that could be derived through public-private partnerships, design-build and more. Experts are quick to point out, however, that it is not a magic bullet for completing construction projects.
VP, Client Services and Business Development, Northeast Region
Commuters from the new Wickford Junction station, a $24.5 million multimodal facility consisting of a single-side commuter rail platform on a restored siding track, can now reach Providence in 35 minutes and Boston in less than two hours.
SunRail Commuter Rail
Since August 2011, passengers have been riding comfortable, well-appointed buses that can attain speeds of 60 miles per hour on the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway.
The extension of the No. 7 line will provide a connection to an expanded Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and the Hudson Yards area.
As one component of a comprehensive plan to improve mobility and air quality and decrease traffic throughout the Wasatch Front, the commuter rail line and four light rail lines in the Frontlines Program will add 70 miles to the Utah Transportation Authority's existing 64-mile rail network.
Title: Vice President and Senior Planning Manager
Organization: Parsons Brinckerhoff
City: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Founded by: William Barclay Parsons
Year Founded: 1885
Employees: 14,000 (worldwide)
Headquarters: New York City
Head Executive: George J. Pierson, President/CEO
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