LOWELL, Mass. – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, has been chosen by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to provide key services in support of the agency’s environmental program.
The $35.1 million contract for environmental waste handling and environmentally-related construction services is for three years, with the potential for two one-year options worth a total of $7.1 million. The contract builds upon TRC’s dramatic growth trajectory in California over the last few years.
“TRC was selected as the most qualified firm resulting from our highly competitive RFP process,” said Cris Liban, Metro’s Executive Officer for Projects Engineering. “Their technical expertise will be called upon as we upgrade our facilities and expand our system over the next few years.”
Metro serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for Los Angeles County’s public transit system, which covers 1,433 square miles and features 16,000 bus stops and 93 rail stations. It is one of the largest public transportation agencies in the country.
TRC will work on specifically scoped task orders in support of Metro’s facility management and capital construction program. The contract marks the 13th consecutive year TRC has supported Metro in Southern California on complex environmental infrastructure and transportation projects, including capital construction, energy efficiency and highway design.
“TRC is pleased to support Metro as it upgrades the region’s transportation infrastructure and provides enhanced mobility to the region’s 9.6 million residents,” said David Zarider, TRC Senior Vice President. “We have assembled a great team of subcontractors that will deliver superb service and bolster Metro’s inclusivity goals.”
One of those subcontractors is SunWest Engineering Constructors of Chino, Calif., a certified Metro minority business enterprise.
“We recognize the tremendous business opportunity presented by this contract and look forward to working with the TRC team to help Metro meet its strong commitment to the environment, ” said Pam Lawrence, president of SunWest’s owner.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. Created in 1993, Metro is a multimodal transportation agency that transports about 1.3 million passengers daily on a fleet of 2,200 clean air buses and six rail lines. The agency also oversees bus, rail, highway and other mobility-related building projects and leads transportation planning and programming for Los Angeles County. Stay informed by following Metro on The Source and El Pasajero at metro.net, facebook.com/losangelesmetro, twitter.com/metrolosangeles and twitter.com/metroLAalerts and instagram.com/metrolosangeles.
A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a global engineering, environmental consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental, infrastructure and pipeline services markets. TRC serves a broad range of commercial, industrial and government clients, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. TRC delivers results that enable clients to achieve success in a complex and changing world. For more information, visit TRC's website at www.TRCsolutions.com.