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WSP USA names new leader for transit, rail zero-emissions tech

Posted on May 22, 2019

John Drayton was named national leader for transit and rail zero emissions technology at WSP USA.

In his new role, Drayton will support WSP’s vehicle initiatives, providing national strategy development, managerial, and technical expertise for zero emissions and advanced technology efforts. This includes coordinating the efforts of WSP’s international team of zero emission technology experts, and ensuring that the firm’s growing base of zero-emissions clients are well-supported by WSP staff.

His focus will be on multiple transportation modes, including buses and rail, while also supporting WSP’s initiatives in connected and autonomous vehicles.

Drayton, a WSP senior principal technical specialist, serves as a specialist on advanced technology and zero emission bus procurements, conducts technology assessments and evaluations, develops documents and technical specifications, provides technical input and expertise during procurement reviews, and provides project and program management support for clients.

Prior to joining WSP, Drayton worked for 25 years for LA Metro, most recently as its director for vehicle technology. He also served as the executive vice president for the Advanced Transit Vehicle Consortium and is a certified Project Management Professional.

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