July 15, 2018

CATS Lighting Assessment

K & J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc. completed a detailed photometric / illumination assessment for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) on its’ LYNX Blue Line Light Rail segment. This assessment included the following: 15 light rail stations, 6 adjoining parking lots, 3 pedestrian bridges, a multi-story parking garage, light rail maintenance facility, and a 1.25-mile-long multi-use trail paralleling the alignment. The K & J team collected photometric data using light meters and deployed a drone to capture night images of all the locations in our assessment.  The utilization of our drone capabilities added an effective visual verification […]
April 20, 2018

CATS BLE Ribbon Cutting

K & J Consulting has had the absolute pleasure of working with CATS for many years. K & J’s hard work has resulted in the CATS BLE line officially being up and running! After 6 years of hard work by the K & J staff, the CATS Blue Line Extension is officially open and has moved into revenue service. This task would not have been possible without the extraordinary hard work of Mr. Tim Pernie and his amazing leadership and project management skills. K & J would also like to thank James Tucci, Robert Boone, Debra Zielonka, Robert Brinson, Steve […]
January 29, 2018

K & J Consulting Closes out RTD Civic Center Renovation Project

K & J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc. has successfully completed the Safety and Security Certification requirements for the RTD Civic Center Station Renovation Project in Denver, Colorado. The Certification Certificate for Revenue Service was issued on December 15, 2017, and the Final Verification Report was submitted on February 1, 2018.
January 23, 2018

K & J Conducts Full Scale Exercise with CATS

On Sunday, January 21, 2018, at 0800 K & J Safety and Security Consulting Services Inc. administered a Full Scale Exercise (FSX) for Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Blue Line Extension (BLE). The purpose of this exercise was to ensure CATS was prepared for an emergency if it were to take place in the portal leading up to the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC) campus. The scenario for the FSX was a two (2) train concise that caught fire due to hot brakes in the middle of the portal. There were more than 200 participants for the FSX from […]