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Zero-Emission Fleet Conference Features Burns Speakers

Don’t miss Burns at this week’s Virtual Conference on Clean Buses in the U.S. Fleet electrification leaders Michael Walton, PE and Erica Antoine, PE will be featured speakers on two of the conference’s 12 live sessions. As electric vehicle adoption gains momentum across the United States, the two-day event will explore how transit agencies and… Read More

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Burns Supports LAX Automated People Mover Systems

Burns is joining the team designing and building a new Automated People Mover (APM) system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Once complete, the project will connect LAX with the regional transit system, as well as new off-site parking, pick-up/drop-off areas and a Consolidated Rent-A-Car facility. Burns will apply our detailed understanding of technical security… Read More

Transit Agencies Share Routes to Fleet Electrification Success - Webinar recording now available

Agency Leaders Discuss Path to All-Electric Bus Transit

Completely electrifying transit agency bus fleets requires creativity, flexibility and a driving ambition. Our June 23rd webinar, third in a series on fleet electrification challenges and solutions, hosted a panel of transit agency experts discussing shared experiences navigating the construction, financial and technical considerations involved in converting fleets entirely to all-electric models. A recording is… Read More

Operating Room Critical Power Upgrades

Burns Designs Central Florida Operating Room Critical Power Upgrades

HCA Healthcare has engaged Burns to improve the performance and resilience of operating room electrical systems and patient care air handling units at Central Florida Regional Hospital.  Burns is leading two critical infrastructure projects at the Level II trauma center. Following an assessment of the hospital’s surgical suite, Burns was retained to expand electrical capacity… Read More

Burns Among Top Electrical Design Firms

EC&M Features Burns Among Top Electrical Design Firms

Burns is proud to continue to rise through the ranks of the country’s largest electrical design firms. Powering our growth, Burns is designing and overseeing construction for many of the country’s largest and most complex critical electrical-infrastructure projects.   Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) featured Burns as the 11th largest firm on the 2021 ranking… Read More

Burns Aviation Team Leads Update to Industry’s Premier Security Guidelines

The National Safe Skies Alliance (Safe Skies) released an update to the Recommended Security Guidelines for Airport Planning, Design, and Construction through its Program for Applied Research in Airport Security (PARAS). Called upon for our deep expertise in aviation design principals, Burns security experts led the overhaul of this trusted guidance document. The PARAS report… Read More

Fleet Electrification Webinar June 23, 2021

Burns Webinar: Public Transit Agencies Share Routes to Fleet Electrification Success

As agencies replace older buses with zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), riders and communities will benefit from fewer tailpipe emissions, quieter streets and lower operating costs. But the logistical challenges will be unprecedented. Our panel of transit agency leaders will discuss how each is approaching fleet conversion in ways that enhance passenger services, ensure minimal impacts to maintenance… Read More

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Burns Supports SEPTA Zero Emission Bus Master Plan

Burns is undertaking a facility readiness analysis for one of the country’s most ambitious bus electrification efforts. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is evaluating whether electric buses can replace diesel-powered and hybrid-electric buses at the end of their useful life. Burns is supporting Sam Schwartz with the development of SEPTA’s Zero Emission Bus Master Plan…. Read More

Webinar Fleet Electrification

On Burns Webinar, Utilities Talk Transportation Electrification

As electric vehicles take off, utilities are embracing their roles as trusted transportation-electrification advisors. Our May 5th webinar, second as part of a series on fleet electrification challenges and solutions, featured a panel of utility experts discussing the resources and incentives being offered to their customers as well as the comprehensive infrastructure designs, regulatory changes… Read More

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Burns Continues Rise in ENR Top Design Firm Rankings

At Burns, we are proud to support our clients across the country as they continue to provide critical services even throughout the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. This year our roles have expanded, providing specialized and highly technical engineering services to complex transportation and critical infrastructure projects. In recognition of our growing services, Engineering News-Record… Read More

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