Burns Adds Scott McKelvie to Growing Railroad & Transit Practice
Burns welcomes Scott McKelvie as our new Director of Business Development, Railroad & Transit.
With more than 30 years of experience representing products and services across rail, telecom and construction industries, Scott will lend his unique perspective commercializing next-generation rail technologies as well as his proven ability to identify collaboration opportunities among manufacturers and solution providers.
An early advocate of the importance of broadband connectivity, the Internet of Things, and Ultra-Wideband Positioning systems for freight and passenger rail, Scott championed technology solutions that have since become essential contributions in the advancement of Communications Based Train Control, Positive Train Control, and other signaling and safety innovations.
“I am thrilled to join Burns at the forefront of the rail industry’s transformation,” Scott said. “After years building relationships with the Railroad & Transit team to support Burns’ rail, manufacturing and transit authority clients, I look forward to representing our best-in-class engineering capabilities as we continue our expansion to new markets.”
Burns offers a comprehensive combination of nationally recognized right-of-way and systems design capabilities for signals and train control, overhead contact systems, communications, traction power and facilities design and construction solutions. Our specialized engineering solutions help to maintain, improve, and expand the nation’s railroad and transit infrastructure, modernizing safe rail and transit operations.