Drew Galloway has been appointed a vice president, transit and rail planning director at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In his new position, Galloway, who will be based in the firm’s Newark office, will provide guidance and oversight on major projects and initiatives involving rail systems, railroads, and transit agencies. He will be responsible for the leadership, direction and management of planning and engineering services for the delivery of transit and rail projects. He will also serve as leader, technical resource and project manager to support the firm’s transit and rail planning initiatives across the country.
Galloway has over 30 years of experience in all phases and aspects of rail planning, analysis and operations including master plans, service development plans, terminal plans, and capital programs.
Before joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Galloway was deputy chief of planning for Amtrak, based in the organization’s Philadelphia office. During his 19-year career with Amtrak, he was responsible for a broad range of activities including rail corridor planning, station and terminal development, and negotiating railroad operating agreements.
Prior to Amtrak, Galloway was with NJ Transit where he was director of rail service planning and major projects.
Galloway earned a Bachelor of Science degree in transportation law and economics from Niagara University. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board, the American Planning Association and various professional industry organizations.