AECOM Wins Design Contract for NJ TRANSIT’s Bus Garage Retrofit

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the globally trusted infrastructure consulting firm, announced that it has been awarded a contract by NJ TRANSIT to provide engineering services for its garage modernization program in bus. In this role, AECOM will design the infrastructure required for battery electric buses at NJ TRANSIT’s Hilton Garage in Maplewood and conduct a survey of current conditions at 16 bus garages statewide. This work will help identify infrastructure upgrades needed to facilitate the agency’s zero-emissions transition.

“We are honored to continue our longstanding partnership with NJ TRANSIT in support of its mission to provide safe, reliable and affordable public transportation, which aligns well with the goals of our Lasting legacy strategy,” said Dan Faust, general manager of AECOM’s US East and Latin America region. “Garage upgrades are a prerequisite for operating a zero-emission bus fleet, and we are excited to bring together our team of proven program managers and subject matter experts with extensive electrification experience. fleet to help NJ TRANSIT achieve its strategic vision.”

NJ TRANSIT’s bus garage modernization program involves the extensive upgrading of existing facilities and infrastructure to support the accommodation of a zero-emissions fleet. Under the contract, AECOM will provide conceptual, preliminary and final engineering and construction assistance to prepare Hilton Garage for a limited deployment of electric buses. The company will also conduct a system-wide survey of bus garages to identify potential improvements related to fleet electrification, such as expanding facilities, reinforcing the roof of solar systems and equipment, upgrading the power supply and installing new technology, including bus charging equipment.

“With increased investment in infrastructure that helps realize the social, economic and environmental benefits of a decarbonized future, we are proud to support our customers by providing advanced solutions that accelerate the adoption of zero-emissions technologies,” said said Jennifer Aument, General Manager. of AECOM’s global transportation business. “Our dynamic and innovative technical specialists are excited to help NJ TRANSIT implement its electrification goals with regards to passenger experience, social equity, climate resilience and sustainability.”

AECOM is committed to achieving transformative environmental, social and governance goals through its Lasting legacy strategy, so that the work it does in partnership with its clients leaves a positive impact for years to come.

About AECOM

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, providing professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program management and construction. On projects covering transport, buildings, water, new energies and the environment, our public and private clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common goal of creating a better world through our unparalleled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 company and its professional services business generated $13.3 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2021. Learn how we’re delivering a lasting legacy for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

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