Monthly Archives: January 2017

RailPros Participates in Annual ITE Student Summit

RailPros Inc., furthering its commitment to engineering education and opportunities, participated in the Western District of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Leadership Summit, held at California State University, Fullerton. Vice President Karen Hankinson, PE and Juan Navarro, PE represented RailPros in a three day series of meet-and-greats, speed interviews, and presentations. Given by Karen, who is a renowned industry expert, the RailPros presentation was entitled, “Traffic Signal Preemption at Grade Crossings.” This presentation showcased techniques for enhancing safety at railroad grade crossings. The student attendees learned the basics of interconnected traffic signals with railroad signal systems, including common … READ MORE >

Mary Toutounchi, PE Promoted to Vice President

The promotion of Mary Toutounchi, PE, to Vice President was announced December 23, 2016 by Eric Hankinson, President. Ms. Toutounchi joined RailPros in the spring of 2015 and immediately led the firm to a win on the Redlands Passenger Rail Program with SANBAG, one of the largest transit projects in the area. Since then, she has been fully dedicated to that project, focusing her additional efforts on winning more work for the firm. In making the announcement, Hankinson said, “Mary has been instrumental in our efforts to deliver exceptional service to our clients, and she has consistently demonstrated solid judgment, … READ MORE >

RailPros announces partnership with Bow River Capital Partners

Earlier this week, RailPros announced that Bow River Capital Partners, headquartered in Denver, has made a major investment in RailPros and RailPros Field Services. The action follows an intense effort by the management team to identify a partner who can help us continue to improve and to grow as RailPros. Part of our strategy was to find a partner that would strengthen our team and our brand, which has been successful for some time. We are excited to have Bow River as part of the strategic team, and look forward to continuing our plans for growth and improvement. This means that … READ MORE >