21st Century Transportation for America



Siemens is a leading train manufacturer from Germany with operations in the United States.  Siemens manufacturers a variety of rail cars for different speeds.  Most of the high speed trains in operation in Germany are manufactured by Siemens. 
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Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) is a leading architectural and engineering firm formed in Chicago in 1936.  Well known for some of America's skyscraper icons including the Sears Tower, and Burj Khalifa (currently the world's tallest building), SOM has completed over 10,000 projects around the nation and in more than 50 countries around the world.  SOM provides services in architecture, building services, engineering, digital design, graphics, interior design, structural engineering, civil engineering, sustainable design, and urban design and planning.  More on SOM

Transmetrics is a civil engineering firm providing civil engineering, transportation planning, and construction management services to public and private sector clients for the past 30 years.  Transmetrics has a diverse portfolio of both projects and clients, and has developed strategic partnerships with major engineering firms in the United States and abroad.  Their headquarters is Silicon Valley, in California.  More on Transmetrics


Balfour Beatty Rail- Geared to change: Balfour Beatty Rail views the rapidly growing worldwide integration  and the globalisation of economic relations as a great challenge.

As general contractor for railway infrastructure and internationally leading supplier of railway electrification and power supply systems, Balfour Beatty Rail is strategically positioning itself on all key markets with products and services meeting customer-oriented quests for top quality for local and long-distance traffic, offering not only top standardisation, but also utmost flexibility for for individual solutions.  More on Balfour Beatty Rail

TEMS (Transportation Economics & Management Systems, Inc.) is a leader in Operations Planning, Demand Forecasting, Economic Analysis, Infrastructure Management, and Systems Development.  The company has developed a reputation in interstate modeling, particularly using stated preference surveys that provide input to demand modeling systems applying proprietary computer software models and techniques.  TEMS's clients include federal, state and local transportation agencies; railroad companies and transit authorities; international development organizations; investment and commercial banks; and a wide range of private sector companies throughout North America and abroad.  More on TEMS


SENER is a global engineering and architecture firm with offices in United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and South America.  SENER has significant experience in all forms of rail project development including high speed rail, metros and light rail, railway stations, and more.  SENER also has expertise in roads, highways, airports, ports, maritime works, hydraulics, environment, architecture, and urban planning.  More on SENER


Saft Battery is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of advanced-technology batteries for industry. Saft products are widely acknowledged to be reliable, safe, cost-efficient, long-life and respectful of the environment. Saft has for many years been the world leader in the design and manufacture of nickel-based and primary lithium batteries for industrial use. Saft is the world leader in space and defence batteries with its Li-ion technologies, which are also deployed in energy storage, transportation and telecommunications. It is located in most countries where its customers are situated. It constantly nurtures excellence in its technical and commercial teams.  More on Saft Battery


US HSR.  Making it happen.


Alstom is a leading train manufacturer from France with operations in the United States.  Alstom manufacturers a variety of rail cars for different speeds, and is a world leader in high speed and very high speed.  One of their trains recently set a world speed record of 357 mph!  All the high speed trains in operation in France are manufactured by Alstom. 
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Parsons Brinckerhoff is one of the world's leading planning, engineering, and program and construction management organizations.  Founded in 1885 and headquartered in New York City, PB is a leader in the development and operation of infrastructure to meet the needs of communities around the world.  As the lead planning consultant on the California high speed rail project, PB has extensive experience in high speed rail project planning and design.  More info on PB


HJI Group serves the global Community working with clients to improve, develop, and sustain living conditions for those in need. Established in 1992, HJI Group is a multi-disciplinary international consulting firm, specializing in sustainable urban environmental development and ecosystem improvement, urban transportation, highway systems, energy development, water, energy, environmental, information technology, governmental, corporate and industrial service, and capacity building market sectors. With offices from Los Angeles to Beijing, HJI Group is poised to offer industry-best experience coupled with an employee-oriented approach in order to focus intensely on each of our clients’ specific needs.  More on HJI Group