September 29, 2016

SEPTA’s Largest Safety Contract Awarded to K & J

K & J Safety and Security Consulting Services is proud to announce the recent awarding of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Safety Consulting Services contract. This project constitutes the largest “safety only” contract award in the 100 year history of SEPTA. The Safety and Engineering Services Award will span a three (3) year time frame and focus on providing the technical service of assessing SEPTA’s safety risks and exposures, the development and update of the agency’s safety plans and programs, and enable SEPTA to ensure regulatory compliance with the latest regulatory requirements.
September 8, 2016

HART Balanced Cantilever Construction

The Balanced Cantilevered construction time lapse video over H1-H2 merge is a segment of the 20 mile elevated structure of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. The project is a 20 mile elevated structure that has 21 stations, dual track configuration with 20 fully automated (driver-less) 4-car trains powered by a third rail electrification power system. K & J Safety and Security Consulting Services was sub-contracted under Lawson and Associates,Inc. to provide the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) with Safety and Security Certification support services. This included verification on structures, Safety and Security Design Criteria Conformance Checklist (DCCC) requirements, and […]
February 27, 2016

DC Streetcar OPENS

The DC Streetcar has been under severe scrutiny from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the State Safety Oversight (SSO) effectively delaying startup of the Streetcar for over two years. With the leadership of Mr. Tim Pernie, K & J along with Kensington Consulting Services, over 250 safety, security and emergency management open items were systematically addressed and closed. On 27 February, the DC Streetcar opened to service effectively bringing Streetcar Service back to Washington DC after 50 years of hibernation.
September 12, 2015

Completion of Orange Tilikum Bridge

The Orange Tilikum Bridge lime lapse video is a component of the Portland Milwaukie Light Rail Project in Portland, OR. This is a new multi-purpose bridge across the Willamette River exclusively designed for light rail trains, buses, cyclists, pedestrians, and streetcars. The bridge does not accommodate private vehicles, although the structure is designed to allow emergency responders to drive on it as needed. K & J Safety and Security Consulting Services was contracted by Tri-Met to perform a Preliminary Hazards Analysis (PHA) and a Threat and Vulnerability Assessment (TVA) as part of the Project Safety and Security Certification Program. Specific […]