Abra Horne, Timothy White
NEW YORK, NY—Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) announced the appointments of Abra Horne as a senior supervising planner in the Orlando office and Timothy White as a senior supervising engineer in the Honolulu office, serving as manager of safety and security for the general engineering consultant on the Honolulu High-Capacity Transit Corridor Project.
Horne has 20 years of experience managing complex corridor and policy studies. She has collaborated with transit and roadway engineers, Federal Transit Administration staff, Federal Highway Administration staff, communities, metropolitan planning organizations, and transit agencies to advance multimodal projects from conceptual analysis and environmental documentation to design and implementation.
White is a Certified Safety Professional with more than 31 years of experience as an environmental health and safety professional. He comes to PB after 23 years with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, where he was executive director of safety, manager of system safety programs, and an environmental safety officer.
VANCOUVER, BC—The Transit Police Board of TransLink selected Neil Dubord, a 25-year veteran of the Edmonton (AB) Police Service, as the new chief officer for the 167-officer force that patrols metropolitan Vancouver’s transit system. He will be sworn in Feb. 1.
Dubord currently serves as deputy chief of Edmonton’s Community Policing Bureau. He was named the best overall recruit in his training class in 1986 and graduated as a constable in Edmonton’s downtown section, with promotions to sergeant in 1999, staff sergeant in 2003, inspector in 2007, superintendent in 2009, and deputy chief in 2010.