Dr. Axel Nitschke has been named a tunnel practice leader in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff). Nitschke will be a member of the firm’s geotechnical and tunnel technical excellence center and will work on tunnel projects and lead the firm’s practice on the New Austrian Tunneling Method (NATM).
RailPros Field Services, a provider of railroad engineering and field support, has named Terry Tate as Assistant Vice President of Rail Operations. He will focus on the expansion of existing projects and the development of new business ventures.
Gerald W. (Trey) Fauth III will be nominated by President Trump to the second of two open Republican slots on the three-member National Mediation Board, according to a June 22 White House press release.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority has turned to a past chief to guide it through its latest crisis.
RATP Dev North America and McDonald Transit Associates, its North American subsidiary, have appointed veteran airline industry executive Mike Anderson as Vice President of Safety and Security. Based in Fort Worth, Tex., he will be leading all of RATP Dev North America’s rail and bus safety and security initiatives.