Angel Velazquez has been named a principal technical Specialist in the Newark, N.J., office of Parsons Brinckerhoff.
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In his new position, Velazquez is responsible for the design and review of plans for railroad and transit signal projects. He has more than 27 years of experience in the railroad and transit industry as a railroad signal specialist and lead designer. Prior to joining Parsons Brinckerhoff, he served in increasingly responsible roles with MTA New York City Transit, including positions with the agency’s department of capital program management and its signal group. He was responsible for managing and implementing a pilot program for a communications- based train control (CBTC) system as well as the design of CBTC systems on several subway lines.