Transit & Rail

Lochner partners with public transportation agencies to modernize and expand transit and rail services that connect people and places, improve accessibility, reduce pollution and congestion, and enhance quality of life. 

Design with People in Mind

Our team of transit and rail professionals collaborate closely with clients to foster community connectivity through diverse modes of transportation. Whether it involves the revitalization and modernization of existing infrastructure or strategic planning for future development, our approach seamlessly integrates the requirements of both clients and users, ensuring a holistic and user-centric solution.

Our project managers, specialists, and subject matter experts provide expertise on transit systems including light rail, commuter rail, and bus rapid transit.


  • Asset Management  
  • Bridges and Other Structures 
  • Bus Rapid Transit Infrastructure 
  • Construction Management  
  • I&C / Electrical Engineering 
  • Light, Commuter, and Freight Rail Infrastructure 
  • Low Voltage Electrical and Security Systems 
  • Program and Project Management 
  • Program Management and Controls 
  • Railroad Coordination Services 
  • System Integration and Testing 
  • Track Line Design and Inspection 
  • Transit Corridor and Operations Planning 
  • Transit Engineering  
  • Transit Stations 
  • Vehicle Operations and Maintenance Facilities 

“Public transportation plays an indispensable role in our communities, promoting accessibility, reducing congestion, and minimizing our environmental footprint. Our team delivers solutions that connect people and places which enhance daily life.”

meet our team

Gary Thomas, PE
National Transit & Rail Director



CTA North Main Line (Red) Stations Rehabilitation Design-Build

In conjunction with Kiewit Infrastructure Company, Lochner provided design-build engineering and architectural services for the $101 million North Main Line [&h […]

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UTA Vineyard Station and Rail Extension

Lochner played a pivotal role in designing the first segment of double track for the UTA FrontRunner system, encompassing the […]

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Regional Transportation District (RTD) FasTracks Program

The FasTracks transit expansion program is transforming transportation through the Denver metro region.  FasTracks is a $6.5 billion comprehensive transit [&he […]

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Red Line and Orange Line Signals Systems Upgrades Project

The upgrades to the signal systems will improve safety, increase reliability, and provide smoother trips for riders.  Our electrical engineering […]

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) APM Train Control and Design

The underground system moves people between the 4 concourses of the central terminal and to the 2 satellite terminals.   SeaTac […]

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Van Buren Street Station and Millennium Station Platform Design and Track Reconfiguration

In anticipation of expanding service on Metra’s Electric District, Metra is adding new tracks from Balbo Drive to Millennium Station […]

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DOTI Colfax Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) On-Call Owner’s Representative Services

Our team was selected as the prime consultant to provide Project and Construction Management for the Colfax BRT project in Denver. The project aims to deliver s […]

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Sound Transit North Corridor Lynnwood Link Extension

Sound Transit’s North Corridor Lynnwood Link is an extension of the light rail system from Northgate in King County to Lynnwood in Snohomish County. The proje […]

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Recent News

Transit & Rail News

Lochner Acquires Triunity, Inc. To Grow National Transit & Rail Practice

H.W. Lochner, Inc. (Lochner), a leading provider of transportation infrastructure planning and engineering services, is expanding its professional talent and [& […]

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Lochner Signs Equity in Infrastructure Project Pledge

H.W. Lochner, Inc. (Lochner), a leading provider of infrastructure planning and engineering services, is proud to join public agencies, architectural […]

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Gary Thomas Joins Lochner As National Transit & Rail Market Director

H.W. Lochner, Inc. (Lochner), a leading provider of infrastructure planning and engineering services, is pleased to announce that Gary Thomas, […]

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