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ICF Unveils Integrated Marketing & Communications Agency

ICF has officially launched an integrated business that will provide communications, technology and marketing support to public and private sector clients. ICF Next will offer insight and analytics, strategy and transformation, creative engagement, customer marketing, channels and technology support through its offices in the U.S., Europe, Canada and India and workforce of 1.7K communications, creative and technology professionals, the company said Wednesday.
 

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Amtrak to Implement Rockwell Collins-Built Application on Diesel Locomotive Fleet

Rockwell Collins has inked an agreement with Amtrak to integrate the former’s hosted network, messaging and application platform across 310 locomotives that operate throughout the U.S. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday that Amtrak will implement the ARINC RailwayNet service on its diesel locomotive fleet as part of efforts to meet mandated positive …

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Amtrak Taps Phase One to Support Mobile Mgmt Tool for Chicago’s Union Station; Jodi Huston Comments

Phase One has been selected to support a mobile management tool Amtrak will use to manage processes at Chicago’s Union Station. Phase One said Friday it will leverage the company’s Salesforce application expertise to help Amtrak manage train turn-around times and streamline the station’s operations. Yard personnel will use the tool to schedule the preparation of each train …

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CH2M-Hill International Team to Help Amtrak Manage Northeast Corridor Rail Improvement Project

Intercity passenger rail operator Amtrak has selected a team comprised of CH2M and Hill International to support management of a project to renovate and expand the Northeast Corridor rail infrastructure. The CH2M-Hill International team will work with Amtrak to help increase the capacity of tracks, tunnels, bridges and stations between Newark in New Jersey …

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CH2M to Serve as Vehicle Tech Consultant for Ontario’s Regional Express Rail Program; Jeff Rankin Comments

CH2M has been chosen by a government agency in Ontario, Canada, to serve as a vehicle technology consultant for the province’s Regional Express Rail program. The RER program is part of the Ontario government’s plan to invest $11.5 billion over 10 years in transit development efforts in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton …

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Cheryle Jackson to Lead AAR’s African Operations; David Storch Comments

Cheryle Jackson, vice president of government affairs and corporate development at AAR, has been named president of the Wood Dale, Illinois-based aerospace and defense contractor’s business unit in Africa. AAR said Tuesday she will be responsible for helping grow the company’s aviation maintenance and supply chain operations across the African continent. Jackson and her team …

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Parsons to Design, Implement Caltrain Communication System

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board has selected Parsons to complete the design and installation of a $138 million interoperable communications-based overlay signal system positive train control. The board, which operates the Caltrain commuter rail between San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara, Calif. counties, has contracted Parsons for a four-year project …

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