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T.Y. Lin International Hires Joseph Edge, P.E., as Project Executive for Rail and Transit, New York City Market

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T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Joseph Edge, P.E., has been hired as the new Project Executive responsible for Rail and Transit Project/Program Management (PM) Services for the New York City market in New York. In his role, Joseph will perform PM services and lead local Rail and Transit projects, including Design-Build (D-B) and mega rail and transit pursuits.

Edge comes to TYLI with more than 25 years of leadership experience running large-scale projects and programs for clients in the rail and transit, highway, bridge, and power industries. His previous positions include overseeing the New York/New Jersey Program Management Department for a global architecture and engineering (AE) firm.

Edge's past projects include serving as a Technical Advisor to the Construction & Development subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA C&D), which manages the MTA's major capital projects in the New York metropolitan area. He was also the Program Management Consultant, Design Oversight Manager, and Procurement Advisor for MTA's New York City Transit (NYCT) Enhanced Stations Initiative, which rehabilitated 33 existing subway stations using D-B delivery, the first program of its kind for the MTA. Additionally, he acted as the D-B Project Manager and Design Manager for the MTA's Metro North Commuter Railroad (MNR) Enhanced Stations Initiative, which reconstructed five MNR stations.

"T.Y. Lin International extends a warm welcome to Joseph as our new Project Executive for the Rail and Transit Line of Business," said Phil Yartey, P.E., TYLI Vice President and New York City Unit Manager. "Joseph joins us with deep expertise in Project/Program Management and alternative project delivery systems. He also has a solid track record for building effective relationships with clients and working closely with Owners to achieve successful project outcomes."

A registered Professional Engineer in New York and California, Edge is certified as a Design-Build Professional by the Design-Build Institute of America and an Envision Sustainability Professional by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.

Edge earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Ohio University and a Master of Business Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York. His professional memberships include the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Municipal Engineers of the City of New York (MENY).