PIT Terminal Modernization Program Arrivals - Rendering courtesy of Gensler + HDR in association with luis vidal + architects

Burns Transforms Pittsburgh International Airport Technology Systems

Following a year-long delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Pittsburgh International Airport has restarted their Terminal Modernization Program. Burns is advising Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) across a wide range of information technology, special systems, security, and life safety systems. The new 700,000-square-foot terminal facility and multi-modal complex will consolidate and streamline operations including ticketing,… Read More

Burns Industry Insights: Embracing Disruptive Aviation Technologies

Burns Industry Insights: Embracing Disruptive Aviation Technologies

Technology advances are reimagining the airport experience — from biometrics to virtual queuing to immersive experiential multimedia. To help manage the transitions, Burns is applying our project experience and a collaborative approach to special systems engineering, maximizing operational benefits for our aviation clients. Our latest in an on-going event series, Burns Industry Insights features a… Read More

Aerial view in urban setting with battery-powered aerial craft | Credit: NASA

Burns Explores Airport Security Impacts of Urban Air Mobility

Recent advances in short-range, battery-powered aerial craft technology will soon open airways for safe, efficient transfer of passengers and cargo. To better prepare for the potential impact manned or autonomous systems may have on airport security operations, Burns will coordinate with industry leaders and key airport stakeholders to develop an Urban Air Mobility (UAM) security… Read More

DFW Terminal A

Burns Entrusted to Lead Security Upgrades at Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport

Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) selected Burns this month to lead an upgrade of the airport’s access control system, further expanding our presence in Texas and strengthening our well-established role as trusted aviation security experts. Burns will lead design of an enterprise-wide automated access control system upgrade for DFW, balancing operational, regulatory and life-safety… Read More

Scott McKelvie

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… Read More

Meet the Airport Innovators Modernizing Passenger Experience

Airports are making the travel experience faster, more secure, and enjoyable. Authorities’ focus on passenger satisfaction is enabled by a new generation of aviation technologies, improving each traveler’s journey while boosting revenue and establishing terminals as destinations on their own. Please join us for a discussion exploring how disruptive technologies are being leveraged to improve… Read More

Photo: Michael Walton and Erica Antoine

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

LAX APM rendering

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

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