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July 9, 2014

Hong Kong rail uses artificial intelligence to deploy engineers

System saves MTR two days a week of wrangling over the repair schedule. Also, repair teams now have 30 minutes longer to finish their night's work — a small time boost that saves MTR $800,000 a year.


February 22, 2012

Understanding the Complexity of Transit Safety

Safe transit systems are the reflection of how well safety has been ingrained into the fabric of systems and multiple sub-systems. When transit systems are not properly aligned, these systems and sub-systems will reach their safety limits, which may lead to catastrophic events.


September 21, 2009

Sec. LaHood launches new program for women

The new program, managed by a partnership between the U.S. Department of Transportation and Spelman College, is part of a broader effort, led by the White House, to ensure that federal programs and policies take into account the distinct needs and concerns of women and girls.


February 2, 2009

CH2M HILL voted one of ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’

Firm selected, in part, due to its comprehensive and ongoing training and professional development programs, employee-ownership culture and work-life balance programs.


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