Tag Archives: Todd Wager

Parsons to Install Train Control Tech on Chicago Rail System; Todd Wager Comments

Metra has selected Parsons to install collision-avoidance technology on Chicago’s commuter trains. Parsons will implement the Positive Train Control system in 12 railroads to integrate global positioning system devices, radios, trackside antennas and computers, Parsons said Sept. 3. “PTC will significantly improve safety for Chicago’s traveling public and we’re proud to …

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Todd Wager: Parsons on 3rd ‘407 Transitway’ Contract for Environmental Assessment, Prelim Design

Parsons has received a contract from the Ontario transportation ministry to provide environmental assessment planning and preliminary design services for Canada’s future 407 Transitway. The company said Thursday the contract covers 23 kilometers of the 150-kilometer rapid transit corridor, which will run parallel to Highway 407. Todd Wager, Parsons group president, noted that …

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Parsons to Perform Seismic Retrofitting Work for Canada’s 50-Year-Old Bridge; Todd Wager Comments

The Canadian city of Ottawa in Ontario has chosen Parsons to carry out seismic retrofitting work for the 1964-built McIlraith Bridge. Parsons will provide construction services for the 662-foot-long highway bridge with four traffic lanes above the Rideau River, and plans to partially implement lane closures during the bridge’s rehabilitation, …

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Parsons Lands $310M Contract to Upgrade Chicago Airport People Mover; Todd Wager Comments

Parsons has secured a $310 million contract with the Chicago Department of Aviation to upgrade the automated transit system at O’Hare International Airport. Under the design-build agreement, Parsons will extend the ATS tracks by 2,000 feet to accommodate a car rental facility as well as perform replacement work on the existing system that …

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Todd Wager: Parsons Prime in Canada Transportation Mgmt System Upgrade

Parsons has won a 10-year contract to upgrade the traffic signal control system of the city of Mississauga in Ontario, Canada, with the Advanced Transportation Management System platform and provide associated services, software and hardware. The company said Monday it will leverage the transportation capabilities of its Delcan subsidiary as it designs, develops, installs and tests ATMS …

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Todd Wager: Int’l Road Federation Recognizes Parsons for Quality Mgmt

A Parsons company has received recognition from the International Road Federation for the firm’s work on the Columbus Crossroads project in Columbus, Ohio. IRF awarded Delcan the Global Road Achievement Award in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Transportation for the fifth consecutive year, Parsons said Monday. “Our innovations in quality oversight save our customers …

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Parsons Team Receives $3M in Bonus Funding in NY Reconstruction Plans; Todd Wager Comments

Parsons and the New York Southern Tier Communities of Broome, Tioga and Sidney have received the Best Regional Collaboration award in the NY Rising to the Top Competition for their post-disaster reconstruction and rebuilding plans. The team’s plans included a Regional Resiliency Summit to gather sector and stakeholder feedback and a Regional River Initiative to discuss issues …

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Parsons-Managed Houston Metro Project Wins 6 ADDY Awards

A Parsons-managed project has won six awards from the American Advertising Federation-Houston for management of the METRORail Expansion Project in Harry County, Texas for Houston’s Metropolitan Transit Authority. The METRORail Expansion Project was recognized in four separate 2014 ADDY award categories, the company announced Wednesday. Langrand and Company, a local small …

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