May ElKhattab Joins Burns’ Washington, D.C. Office as Project Manager

Burns is excited to welcome May ElKhattab, PE, PMP, ENV SP to our rapidly growing Railroad and Transit Group. May joins us as a Project Manager in our new Washington, D.C. office May brings to Burns a progressive, proven track record of leading complex, high-visibility design and design-build rail projects for tunnels and new passenger… Read More

PARAS Safe Skies Aviation Security Guidelines

Burns Leads Redevelopment of Recommended Aviation Security Guidelines for Safe Skies, PARAS Program

Security recommendations and best practices at airports are ever changing due to the dynamic and aggressive threats to facilities, staff, passengers, and operations. In addition, as airports are accessible, symbolic, have great economic significance and value, and high media imagery, any single attack can easily generate public anxiety. As a result, airports, airport operators and… Read More

PATCO Station at Collingswood

Burns Helps DRPA/PATCO with Roof Evaluations

DRPA and PATCO have been energetically pursuing many enhancements to the PATCO system. As such, PATCO is embarking on the evaluation of 17 roofs at eight different PATCO locations: Lindenwold, Ashland, Woodcrest, Haddonfield, Westmont, Collingswood, Ferry Ave, and Center Tower. Burns is proud to be DRPA and PATCO’s partner for the PATCO Roof Replacement Project…. Read More

Suzanne Guzik

Burns Welcomes Suzanne Guzik, Senior Systems Engineering Specialist

Burns is thrilled to welcome Suzanne Guzik to our Aviation team! Suzanne is a recognized Subject Matter Expert in the area of transportation and government security infrastructure and systems. As a consultant with more than 25 years of experience assessing overall facility security and threat risks, developing security programs, and designing security systems, she has… Read More

Burns Ranked Top 40 Electrical Design Firm

Burns was recently ranked #15 on the Top 40 Electrical Design Firms list. The list, published annually by Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M), highlights the nation’s top players in the design field based on electrical design revenue. Burns has been ranked a Top Electrical Design firm for the last 5 years. We are proud of… Read More

Burns Jumps 10 Spots in 2019 MEP Giants Ranking

Burns was recently ranked #40 on the 2019 MEP Giants list! This list is published annually to highlight the nation’s top engineering firms ranked by mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) and fire protection design revenue. This ranking represents a 10-spot jump from last year’s spot at #50.  Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s (CSE) MEP Giants program lists the… Read More

Interview with Burns Intern Gina Venuto-Gabriella featured in WTS Student Chapter Newsletter

Gina Venuto-Gabriella, Civil Engineering Intern at Burns, was recently interviewed for the WTS Student Chapter Newsletter.  Gina is a Civil and Environmental Engineering student at Rowan University, and currently serves as the WTS Student Chapter President.  WTS Philadelphia: Can you explain to students what WTS is all about? Gina: WTS stands for Women’s Transportation Seminar. The organization… Read More

Securing our Nation’s Aviation Infrastructure

Matthew Meier Talks New Camera Surveillance Technology in Airport Business Magazine

Airport security management is increasingly looking to leverage new surveillance technologies to strengthen security, and evolving consumer camera technology is driving change.  “Clients commonly ask questions about positioning, fields of view and general aesthetics, but recently, questions have centered around investigation into alternative cameras,” explains Matthew Meier, PE, CTS-D. “Owners want to know – what… Read More


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