Burns Develops Fire-Protection Strategies for Multiple New York Hospitals

Burns is consulting multiple New York-based healthcare systems on strategies to upgrade their fire-protection systems. Continuing Burns’ role as trusted hospital fire-protection system experts, the assessments spanned nearly 4-million square feet of campus buildings for four major hospitals in New York City and Long Island. Design strategies identified as a result of the assessments involve:… Read More

Alan Dash

Alan Dash Boosts Burns’ Healthcare Technology Practice

Burns welcomes the addition of Alan Dash, a national leader in healthcare technology solutions and digital transformation strategies. Healthcare providers trust Alan to guide them throughout technology system design and implementation at brand-new or renovated facilities. Alan facilitates the decision-making process to enhance hospitals’ technology capabilities, uniting IT, medical, and administrative teams. “My approach centers… Read More

Photo credit: © Jeffrey Totaro, 2022

Burns Supports University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Renovations

Continuing our long-standing role as an engineering partner for the University of Pennsylvania, Burns is designing mechanical and electrical system upgrades at historic Silverman Hall. Supporting Voith & Mactavish Architects, Burns will integrate contemporary facility designs into the Baroque-styled Carey Law School. Mechanical upgrades will improve comfort, performance and efficiency within the building’s classroom and… Read More

John Drayton, PMP

National Leader John Drayton Adds to Burns’ Vehicle Electrification Expertise

Burns welcomes the addition of Zero-Emission Mobility National Practice Leader John Drayton, PMP. John has overseen generational advances in vehicle technologies for several of the country’s largest bus fleet operators. He brings a 30-year track record guiding transit agencies throughout the financial, logistical and infrastructure challenges that accompany fleet transitions. “As more fleet operators replace… Read More

Electrifying Bus Depots

Burns’ Guide to Electrifying Transit Agency Bus Depots

Zero-emission buses (ZEBs) are lowering carbon emissions, improving air quality, and helping communities achieve environmental justice goals. With an influx of new funding, transit agencies now find themselves leading the way to an electrified transportation future. A successful ZEB transition involves much more than vehicle selection and procurement. Whether agencies opt for battery-electric buses or… Read More

Wawa Regional Rail Station

SEPTA Opens New Wawa Regional Rail Station

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) marked the culmination of a multi-year project this week with renewal of rail service in Middle Township, Delaware County. More than 35 years after the former Wawa station closed, SEPTA relaunched service this week with all-new facilities and the opening of a 3.5-mile extension that connects riders to downtown… Read More

Park Tower, Photo courtesy City Office REIT

Burns Expands Tampa Operations

To meet growing demand for specialized healthcare and aviation services among our Gulf Coast clients, Burns is further expanding our West Florida footprint.  Our upgraded office is located in the heart of downtown Tampa. The newly renovated Park Tower building looks out over the Hillsborough River. We’re now steps away from the Tampa Riverwalk, top-rated… Read More

EWR Terminal A rendering aerial view landside

Newark Liberty International Airport’s New Terminal A Advances to Commissioning Stage

Redevelopment of Newark Liberty International Airport’s new 33-gate New Terminal A is progressing to the final stage of construction. The largest New Jersey project ever undertaken by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), New Terminal A will replace the oldest terminal on the airport campus with a world-class, 1-million-square foot, LEED® Silver… Read More

Erica Antoine, PE

Erica Antoine Featured Among Rail Industry’s Up-and-Coming Leaders

Burns is thrilled to celebrate Project Manager Erica Antoine, PE — a 2022 Progressive Railroading Rising Star! A gifted collaborator, Erica is known for her ability to align stakeholders and to support clients when they are faced with tough decisions. Under her leadership, Erica’s team has delivered more than $200 million in rail transit projects… Read More

Orlando - Rendering GOAA

Burns’ Guide to Airport Experiential Multimedia Systems

More important than the destination, the travel industry knows it’s the experience that’s key to drawing a return visit. As competition reaches new heights, authorities are distinguishing airport terminals by creating unforgettable travel experiences. New multimedia technologies can simplify the passenger journey and captivate imaginations. Advanced features may include awe-inspiring digital canvases, hyper-targeted visual communications,… Read More


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