04-25-2016

Parsons Celebrates Opening of Denver International Airport’s Commuter Rail Station

PASADENA, CA (April 25, 2016) – On April 22 and 23, Parsons celebrated the opening of Denver International Airport’s (DEN’s) commuter rail station serving the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) FasTracks University of Colorado A Line, which connects the airport to downtown Denver at Union Station, including six neighborhood stops along the way. Parsons provided program management, design, and construction support services for the DEN Hotel and Transit Center, including the airport’s rail station.

Over the course of the 2 days, an estimated 30,000 people attended grand opening celebrations hosted by DEN—in cooperation with RTD—at the University of Colorado A Line’s DEN Station and the transit center’s open-air plaza, enjoying live music and free train rides.

“It is gratifying to see this long-awaited project open to such public enthusiasm,” said Michael Johnson, Parsons Group President. “Over the past 7 years, Parsons has used its comprehensive airport, construction, and rail transit expertise to bring this impressive Hotel and Transit Center project to life. We are proud to have contributed to the enhancement of the airport’s competitive standing as a leading global airport and helping to position it for continued growth.”

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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