HDR Teams up with the US High Speed Rail Association As a Global VIP Member

Employee-Owned HDR joins US High Speed Rail in support of high speed rail projects to come with the Biden administration's embrace of a greener future for America
By: US High Speed Rail
WASHINGTON - Dec. 23, 2020 - PRLog -- The US High Speed Rail Association is pleased to announce that HDR has joined the Association to increase their involvement with High Speed Rail in America. With the new incoming Biden administration, the nation is set to rapidly expand high speed rail. Biden has promised to expand America's rail network to make it the "cleanest, safest, and fastest rail system in the world." And with nationwide investment, he plans to "spark the second great railroad revolution" and build new high speed rail projects all across America as part of a major jobs stimulus.

"We're proud to welcome HDR to USHSR now as a Global VIP Member," said President Andy Kunz. "HDR is a global engineering leader with vast experience and broad expertise that will be a great asset to building high speed rail across America. They are also global leaders in TOD (transit oriented development) which leverages rail investments for improving communities for everyone."

HDR is an employee-owned design firm, specializing in engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services. HDR has worked on projects in all 50 U.S. states and in 60 countries. The firm employs over 10,000 professionals in more than 200 locations around the world, and represents hundreds of disciplines in various markets. HDR is the 10th largest employee-owned company in the United States with revenues of over $2.4 billion in 2017. Engineering News-Record ranked HDR as the 7th largest design firm in the United States in 2019.

HDR specializes in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. Most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, they provide a greater service creating foundations for progress with multidisciplinary project teams that also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists.

Visit the US High Speed Rail Association for membership information.

The US High Speed Rail Association is the only non-profit organization in America focusing entirely on advancing a state-of-the-art national high-speed rail network. Our vision includes a national HSR Express system consisting of state-of-the-art dedicated track, advanced control systems, elegant multi-modal train stations, and top-of-the-line 220 mph trains, as well as a feeder network of 110 mph trains. Our goal is to connect cities and states into an integrated system, laid out in stages with an aggressive schedule for full system build-out. Our mission is to build widespread public, business and political support for a major public and private investment in a national high-speed rail network.

Christine Robert

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