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  • INSA Names 26 Members of Newly Formed Advisory Committee - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    INSA Names 26 Members of Newly Formed Advisory Committee

    The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has created an advisory committee to offer recommendations and guidance on events, policies and other matters related to INSA and its charitable organization. INSA said Tuesday the panel consists of 26 members who have held senior-level roles within the government or industry and previously served on former INSA advisory […] More

  • NASA Starts Commissioning Spacecraft Meant to Demo CubeSat Capability - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Starts Commissioning Spacecraft Meant to Demo CubeSat Capability

    NASA has started to checkout and commission a small satellite that is designed to demonstrate the capacity of CubeSats to gather scientific data. The agency said Tuesday its ground controllers began checking out the Dellingr CubeSat a few hours after the spacecraft was launched into low-Earth orbit by a NanoRacks-built CubeSat deployer aboard the International Space Station on Nov. 20. […] More

  • NASA's Michael Johnson: Reliability Issues Could Limit Use of Cubesats in Space Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA's Michael Johnson: Reliability Issues Could Limit Use of Cubesats in Space Missions

    Michael Johnson, chief technologist for the applied engineering and technology directorate of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, has said reliability issues associated with Cubesats would hamper NASA from advancing the use of such small satellites in some space missions, Space News reported Tuesday. “Because we cannot quantify the mission confidence of cubesat subsystems, we can't use […] More

  • Parsons' Carey Smith, Biff Lyons Participate in MIT Industrial Liaison Program Kickoff Meeting - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Parsons' Carey Smith, Biff Lyons Participate in MIT Industrial Liaison Program Kickoff Meeting

    Parsons has participated in a Massachusetts Institute of Technology program that seeks to establish industrial relationships between global companies and MIT. The company said Wednesday it conducted a kickoff meeting on June 26 with MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as part of the university's Industrial Liaison Program. Involvement in ILP would help Parsons' business units ““ federal, […] More

  • Parsons to Extend Oahu, Hawaii Roadside Assistance Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Parsons to Extend Oahu, Hawaii Roadside Assistance Services

    The Hawaii Transportation Department has awarded Parsons a potential five-year contract to continue to provide roadside assistance services on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Parsons said Monday offers motorist assistance, traffic incident response support and roadway debris removal services along 29 miles of Oahu freeway through the island’s the Freeway Service Patrol program. Honolulu’s city and county police, fire, emergency, medical service and transportation […] More

  • Parsons to Update Southern California Transport Data Exchange System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Parsons to Update Southern California Transport Data Exchange System

    Parsons ha received a contract from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to modernize a system that works to facilitate transportation data exchange between approximately 125 agencies across Southern California. The company said Wednesday it will provide technologies with big data analytics and reporting features for the Regional Integration of Intelligent Transportation System project. “Southern California has the most congested traffic […] More

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    Parsons Tasked to Design Florida I-95 Traffic Management System

    The Florida Department of Transportation district two has tasked Parsons to design the FDOT’s freeway traffic management system expansion on a 17-mile stretch on I-95 Parsons will develop the traffic management system’s backbone and identify and design the individual devices needed to cover the area between north of Jacksonville International Airport and the Georgia state line. […] More

  • Parsons to Help Design, Install Virginia's I-66 Toll System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Parsons to Help Design, Install Virginia’s I-66 Toll System

    Parsons has secured a contract to provide management services for a tolling system design and installation project within a 10-mile segment of Interstate 66 in Virginia. The company said Monday the project encompasses work to install an all-lane system for toll collections from I-495 in the Capital Beltway to U.S. Route 29 in Rosslyn to help address traffic congestion in and out of Washington, […] More

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    Parsons Secures Radio System Design and Integration Contract from New York MTA

    Parsons has landed a 58-month radio system installation contract with three five-year renewal options from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The company will manage the design, delivery, installation and integration of an interoperable Terrestrial Trunked Radio system for 6,250 buses and support vehicles that will comply with the public safety radio standard Project 25, Parsons said Tuesday. Michael Johnson, […] More

  • Parsons VP Dan Lukasik Appointed as ITS California Directorial Board Chair - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Parsons VP Dan Lukasik Appointed as ITS California Directorial Board Chair

    Dan Lukasik, sector vice president for intelligent transportation systems and tolling at Parsons, has been appointed as chair of the board of directors for research and development organization ITS California. Parsons said Thursday Lukasik previously served as the not-for-profit, private-public organization’s vice chair of the board of directors for three years. “As an accomplished ITS expert, I'm confident that […] More

  • Michael Johnson to Lead Parsons' Infrastructure Business - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Michael Johnson to Lead Parsons’ Infrastructure Business

    Michael Johnson, formerly executive vice president and global business development manager at Parsons‘ transportation group, has been named president of the company’s infrastructure business unit. He succeeds Donald Graul, who has served in the role on an acting basis and will now focus on leading the construction unit as its president, Parsons said Wednesday. Johnson will […] More

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