WSP USA

New York, NY 10119

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About WSP USA

WSP USA offers planning, engineering and construction management services for all forms of transit, including heaving and light rail, streetcars, people movers, and bus rapid transit.

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One Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10119
http://www.wsp.com/usa
212.465.5000

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WSP USA offers planning, engineering and construction management services for all forms of transit, including heaving and light rail, streetcars, people movers, and bus rapid transit. 

Products and Press Releases

Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

CapMetro selects WSP led team for bus yard automation project

Dec. 8, 2023
WSP joins Perrone Robotics, Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Clever Devices to help CapMetro demonstrate how automated fleet technology can streamline bus yard operations...
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

CapMetro selects partners to deliver automated bus yard project

This project aims to demonstrate how automated technology can streamline bus yard operations, reduce costs and enhance safety.
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Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

MTA C&D completes Penn East End Gateway LIRR Concourse project in Manhattan

Sept. 7, 2023
WSP consulted for the $700 million project, which helped improve passenger circulation and eased congestion at Penn Station.
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Infrastructure

Denver RTD contracts WSP USA to transition RTD's facilities and fixed-route fleet to low/no-emission operations

This plan will guide RTD’s future decisions as the agency transitions to low/no emissions and will consider recommendations for facilities, fixed-route services by fleet type,...
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Infrastructure

WSP USA, Inc. to perform environmental review of Light Rail Transit project for Interborough Express

The consultant conducting the environmental review for the Light Rail Transit project for Interborough Express will be directed by MTA Construction & Development.
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Management

Christopher Body joins WSP USA Mobility Operations business

March 10, 2022
Body will serve as vice president, senior business development director for North America, responsible for pursuit of tolling, traffic management center, transit, rail and other...
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Kenneth Feldman
Management

WSP names Kenneth Feldman to lead the FTA grant practice for major transit projects

Nov. 30, 2021
Feldman will use his experience and knowledge of federal grant requirements to devise funding strategies for transit projects and improve each client’s ability to successfully...
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

WSP USA to help Solano Transportation Authority transition to electric buses

March 19, 2021
The consulting and engineering firm has been awarded two contracts to ease Solano County transit provider’s transition toward zero-emission bus operations.
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Management

WSP USA names Jannet Walker-Ford as National Transit & Rail Leader

Feb. 24, 2021
Walker-Ford will be responsible for growing the firm’s business in the transit and rail markets; developing client relationships within state and local transit agencies, consultants...
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Rail

WSP awarded consultant contract for TTC Line capacity program

Nov. 12, 2020
WSP will provide consulting services for the capacity enhancement of the Line 1 subway in Toronto over a period of 11 years.

Articles & News

MassTransit 2023 40 Under 40: Kimiya Rae Aghevli Darrell
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2023 40 Under 40: Kimiya Rae Aghevli Darrell

Aug. 22, 2023
Kimiya Rae Aghevli Darrell, Vice President/Transportation Planner, WSP USA
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Clockwise from top left: Shawn Brady, Tony Koltuv, Chris Heald, Eric Boyer and Brock Ballard.
Management

People on the Move: Winsted, WSP, Bentley Systems and Burns

Jan. 20, 2023
Personnel updates from around the transit industry.
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For a bus yard that serves all electric buses, WSP’s transit facility design experts estimate that the number of overhead charging dispensers required may be reduced by one-third over what would be required in a non-automated bus yard.
Autonomous Vehicles

Achieving Low-Carbon Benefits from Bus Yard Automation

May 31, 2022
The yard environment offers an ideal place to deploy automated technologies to support economic, operational and safety initiatives.
Lance MacNiven
Lance MacNiven, PMP, ENV SP, National Lead, Zero Emission Vehicle Planning, WSP
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2021 40 Under 40: Lance MacNiven, PMP, ENV SP

Nov. 23, 2021
Lance MacNiven, PMP, ENV SP, National Lead, Zero Emission Vehicle Planning, WSP
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Simon M. Mosbah, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President & Director, Project Development & Finance; WSP US Advisory Services
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2021 40 Under 40: Simon Mosbah, Ph.D.

Nov. 23, 2021
Simon M. Mosbah, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President & Director, Project Development & Finance; WSP US Advisory Services
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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, center, speaks with MTA Senior Vice President of Subways Demetrius Crichlow, left, and Acting MTA Chair & CEO Janno Lieber, right, on Aug. 30 to discuss the Aug. 29 breakdown of power that affected subway service.
Maintenance

MTA’s Aug. 29 power outage attributed to human error

Sept. 13, 2021
While an emergency power off switch was accidentally activated, power restoration was delayed due to inadequate maintenance organizational structure.
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Infrastructure

BART names Arup/WSP JV to provide planning and engineering services for Link21 Program

The multi-project program is designed to better-connect Northern California’s 21-county region with efficient, equitable and reliable passenger rail service.
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Jaime McKay, Transportation Planner, WSP and Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration
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2020 40 Under 40: Jaime McKay

Aug. 18, 2020
Jaime McKay, Transportation Planner, WSP and Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA)
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Daniel Turner, AICP, Lead Planner, WSP USA
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2018 Top 40 Under 40 2018: Daniel Turner, AICP

Sept. 14, 2018
Daniel Turner, AICP, Lead Planner, WSP USA
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Naeem Farooqi BBA, MSc Pl, Principal Consultant, WSP Canada Inc.
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2018 Top 40 Under 40: Naeem Farooqi BBA, MSc Pl

Sept. 14, 2018
Naeem Farooqi BBA, MSc Pl, Principal Consultant, WSP Canada Inc.

Videos & Resources

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Transit in Small Cities

July 3, 2013
The document identifies questions that small city transit providers must address when planning and siting transit facilities in order to support the goals that communities set...

KEY CONTACTS

Julie D'Orazio

National Director for Transit & Rail

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Larry Penner.
Infrastructure

OP-ED: Challenges ahead for New York Gov. Hochul's $5.5 billion Light Rail Interborough Express Connector

Sept. 8, 2023
Based upon past history for other MTA mega projects, even if the funding is eventually found, don't be surprised if it requires another 15 to 20 years before opening day of service...
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Management

Allan Tanjuaquio named west construction services lead at WSP USA

Feb. 4, 2020
The former Caltrans engineer brings nearly three decades of experience to a new construction services leadership role covering a six-state region.
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Management

Brejnik to lead WSP USA Transit and Rail Technical Excellence Center

Oct. 23, 2019
The new senior vice president brings more than three decades of transportation engineering experience to his new role in the western U.S. region.
Management

Linea Laird joins WSP USA in Seattle as strategic advisor

July 15, 2019
WSP USA welcomes a new strategic advisor in the Seattle officer for WSP’s Northwest District Team. Linea Laird brings 30 years of experience and will work on projects and collaborate...
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Management

WSP USA names new senior rail systems manager

July 2, 2019
Bill Keyes brings nearly three decades of transit and rail design and management experience to the firm’s national transportation team.
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Thomas Sorel
Management

Sorel named transportation area manager in Central U.S. for WSP

May 22, 2019
Thomas Sorel will manage transportation services in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota for WSP USA.
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Sharon Kelly
Management

WSP USA names Sharon Kelly vice president and senior project manager in Portland

April 26, 2019
Kelly will be responsible for leading planning and environmental work on large transit projects nationwide; WSP says she will strengthen the firm's transit planning expertise,...
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Sabrina Drago has joined the Sacramento office of WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, as transportation office lead.
Management

Sabrina Drago Joins WSP as Sacramento Transportation Office Lead

March 15, 2019
Sabrina Drago has joined the Sacramento office of WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, as transportation office lead.
Rail

New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Program Recognized with 2019 ACEC/CT Engineering Excellence Grand Award

Feb. 6, 2019
The New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Program was honored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut with the 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Award.