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October 2014

2014 Women In Transportation: Sanja Zlatanic, PE

VP, Chief Tunnel Engineer HNTB Corp. New York City

October 2014

2014 Women In Transportation: Sallye Perrin

Sr. VP/Strategic Director, Public-Private Partnerships Parsons Brinckerhoff Baltimore

July 2014

Consultant Roundtable: Leading the Charge to Capitalize on New Transportation Mindset

Nine industry experts weigh in on key transportation topics. Whether it is maintaining and growing ridership on public transportation or taking advantage of new project delivery methods, many believe it is important to embrace today’s more modern approach to living, working and playing.

November 2013

Light Rail Line Links Salt Lake City with Airport

The Airport TRAX, which has six stations, is now on full schedule, with trains from downtown to the airport running every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 20 minutes on weekends. It travels at speeds up to 60 miles per hour.

November 2013

Light Rail Projects Make Inroads in U.S., Beyond

We visit a sampling of projects, from Maryland MTA’s Purple Line, which was approved to be delivered via public-private partnership, to Perth, Australia, where a 14-mile network is being planned.

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 2013

2013 Consultant Project Profiles

Profiles of light rail projects in Denver, Salt Lake City and San Diego

April 2013

Alternative Transit Project Delivery Offers Attractive Options

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.

September 2012

2012 Women In Transportation: Margaret O'Meara

VP, Client Services and Business Development, Northeast Region Parsons Brinckerhoff Boston

August 2012

Design-Build Creates New R.I. Links

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.

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Factors in Transit Bus Ramp Slope and Wheelchair-Seated Passenger Safety Nearly 3 million U.S. adults are wheelchair or scooter users1, and as the population ages this number is expected to rise. Many wheelchair users rely upon public transportation to access work, medical care, school and social activities.

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