Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Announces Partners and Construction Start for Commercial System in Abu Dhabi
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies in Playa Vista, California, USA, announced that it will develop the first commercial Hyperloop system with Aldar Properties in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Global design and engineering firm Dar Al-Handasah (Dar) has been selected as Lead Design Consultant for the new 10-kilometer route and related facilities. The Dar Team includes Perkins+Will (architects, USA); T.Y. Lin International (engineers, USA); GPO Group (engineers, Spain); and Currie & Brown (cost management consultants, UK), all members of the Dar Group. Construction is targeted to begin in the third quarter of 2019.
T.Y. Lin International Announces Herbert Guenther, AIA, NCARB, as New Architectural Group Leader for Upstate New York
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces the addition of Herbert Guenther, AIA, NCARB, as Architectural Group Leader for the firm’s Upstate New York operations. In his new role, Guenther will develop staff, manage projects, and create business development opportunities in the regional markets served by TYLI’s Rochester and Buffalo offices.
Intissar Durham, P.E., T.Y. Lin International Vice President and West Region Aviation Group Leader, Profiled by WTS International
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Intissar Durham, P.E., TYLI’s Vice President and Aviation Group Leader for the West Region, was profiled by Women Transportation Seminar (WTS) International. The WTS article explores Durham’s deep experience with leading aviation projects from both sides of the table for over 30 years. Before joining TYLI in 2015, Durham worked for Los Angeles World Airports for 26 years, first as Senior Project Manager and then as the industry’s first female Chief Airports Engineers, a position she held for more than a decade.
T.Y. Lin International Announces Completion of Joliet Gateway Center in Joliet, Illinois
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces the completion of the new Joliet Gateway Center in Joliet, Illinois. As Project Management Consultant for the project, TYLI assisted the Illinois Department of Transportation Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation, Bureau of Capital Transit, (IDOT) in overseeing the design and construction of the new Multimodal Regional Transportation Center (MRTC).
Dr. Man-Chung Tang Honored with Election to Royal Society of Edinburgh
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Dr. Man-Chung Tang, Dr-Ing, Dr-Ing-eh, D.Litt, P.E., Hon MASCE, TYLI Chairman of the Board (China), has been elected as a Corresponding Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland's national academy of science and letters. RSE cited Dr. Tang as “the world’s leading innovator of cable-stayed bridges.” While in Edinburgh, Scotland, for his induction, Dr. Tang was also honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the 17th European Bridge Conference 2018.