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Signature transit centers fulfill cities’ promise

Mobility| October 9, 2017

With the growing number of city dwellers, demand for and reliance on urban transit has exploded — a fact that compels metropolitan leaders, transit agencies, and transit system architects to focus greater attention not only on efficiency and operability, but also on designing systems that enhance customers’ daily travel experiences.

Reimagining the Public Transportation Rider Experience for the Digital Age

| July 19, 2017

Transit systems move millions of people each day, getting us to where we need to go, influencing our moods, and shaping our collective stories. But, faced with fluctuating ridership, uncertain budgets, and the sky-high expectations of a digital savvy customer — open app, get car — how can centuries-old transit systems keep up?

Rail| December 21, 2016

Valley Metro taps company for Tempe streetcar design work

Stantec Consulting Services was also involved in the construction of the first 20 miles of the Valley Metro light rail construction that was completed in 2008, as well as the extensions into downtown Mesa and in northwest Phoenix.

Security and Safety | June 30, 2016

LA Metro taps HDR to design emergency security ops center

As the lead designer, HDR will oversee all aspects of building design, working closely with staff at LA Metro to create plans for the architecture, structures and communication systems.

Rail| April 26, 2016

Sacramento RT taps HDR Inc. for streetcar design

The contract outlines a $10 million budget to construct the streetcar line.The city wants the money to come from property owners near the streetcar line, but they rejected it in a vote last year.

Mobility| April 14, 2016

L.A. Metro taps RNL for light rail, bus station improvements

The $66 million project will include upgrading and expanding the 25-year-old Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station, which currently connects the Blue Line between Long Beach and downtown Los Angeles with the Green Line, which runs from Norwalk to Redondo Beach.

 

University| February 1, 2016

MIT students win first round of SpaceX Hyperloop contest

Beating out a field of more than 100 other teams from around the world, the group of MIT graduate students won the best overall design award for a vehicle, or pod, that will ride inside the Hyperloop, a system of tubes connecting major cities.

Rail| July 22, 2015

Jacobs Engineering wins California high-speed rail contract

Will be the lead designer for the Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture for the design-build contract and is responsible for the infrastructure design. Officials estimate the construction value to be $1.2 billion.

Rail| November 6, 2013

Bombardier project wins Harvard U. design award

Together with consortium partners, the company was responsible for the delivery of a full turnkey light rail system, including the manufacture of more than 100 Bombardier Flexity light rail vehicles.
Management & Operations| October 25, 2013

HNTB JV to design DART project

The team will manage the $13.8 million design services contract, which includes engineering, architectural design services and construction management.

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