Speaker: John Rinard, Transportation Program Director for AECOM’s U.S. Western region

John shares lessons learned from his time working on the Korean High-Speed Rail Construction Project, and insights from 40 years of delivering major rail projects on five continents, with a value in excess of $220 billion.

John is a civil engineer and has served as owner, builder, engineer, and consultant throughout his time in the railroad industry. He began his career on the Southern Pacific (Union Pacific) and later started the SCRRA Metrolink system in SoCal. He has lead major programs such as the Alameda Corridor in LA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Metro, South Korean HSR, Libya, Australia, Jamaica, and many projects across the U.S. In the U.S. he established the initial standards for the Las Vegas to SoCal project and transitioned the California High Speed Rail Authority to a new program manager.

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