Irving’s RailPros Hires Jacobs Veteran as Chief Operating Officer

by | Apr 28, 2023

Irving-based RailPros has hired veteran executive Marco Loureiro as chief operating officer of the company that focuses exclusively on providing services to freight, passenger, and transit rail carriers across North America.

RailPros, which has offices nationwide, was founded in 2000. It said Loureiro will be based in Irving.

In a statement, RailPros’ CEO Kendall Koff welcomed Loureiro to the team, citing his expertise as an asset to the company’s strategic and growth-oriented decision-making....

Q+A: DART’s Chief Innovation Officer on Putting the Agency’s Capacity to Work During COVID‑19
by | Jul 20, 2020
CIO Grergory Elsborg, who has been dealing with fallout from the pandemic for about a quarter of his year-long tenure, talks about his role and how it has shifted to help the community. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit system has helped school districts deliver meals to kids, completed grocery deliveries for paratransit riders, and has multiple partnerships in development—all in the midst of a pandemic.
Uber Receives Three-Year Contract to Supplement DART Microtransit Service
by | May 28, 2020
As transit agencies are turning to rideshare services to fill transportation gaps during the pandemic, DART is continuing its partnership with Uber through their latest contract.
Discovery: UTSW Scientists Use AI to Improve Radiation Therapy, UTD Prof Gets $2.7M in Grants for Protein Research
by | Jan 31, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about DART receiving a federal grant to help in the fight against human trafficking.
Mobility as a Service

Denton Transportation Authority Expands Options via Mobility as a Service Model

by | May 6, 2019
From scooters to ridesharing to autonomous vehicles, DCTA is combining services from 31 public and private transportation providers in the communities it serves.
A rendering of the Hyperloop One station shown in a slide presentation by Steven Duong earlier this month.
Transit in a Tube: Feds Back Hyperloop One at SXSW
by | Mar 21, 2019
A federal council from the U.S. Department of Transportation aims to eliminate roadblocks to innovative transit like the Virgin Hyperloop One, self-driving vehicles, and high-speed railways.
Experts, Leaders Will Tackle Innovative Infrastructure Solutions at Forum in Dallas
by | Oct 17, 2018
Texas is among the hot spots for foreign infrastructure investment, making Dallas the ideal location for the forum, according to its founder and CEO, Norman Anderson. It's the first time the North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum will be held in Texas, and notable DFW figures are featured on the all-star speaker lineup.
S.M. Wright Project in South Dallas
S.M. Wright to Serve as Dallas’ First Smart City/Complete Street Test Site
by | Jun 1, 2018
A South Dallas neighborhood will undergo a makeover to make it more pedestrian friendly and incorporate new transportation technologies.