Aurora Jackson to Lead Northwest Pacific Transit & Rail at consultancy WSP USA

COURTESY PHOTO: WSP USA - Aurora Jackson will lead Northwest Pacific Transit & Rail at WSP USA.Transit veteran of 30 years, Aurora Jackson, is the Northwest Pacific Transit and Rail market lead at WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.

In her new role, Jackson will be responsible for the management and growth of the rail and bus business in a region that covers projects in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho and Alaska. She will build relationships with both existing and new transit and rail clients in the region. She will also develop strategies to benefit those clients and position the firm for growth and expansion through new transit and rail project opportunities.

"Aurora brings innovative and visionary leadership to our transit team in the Northwest Pacific region, and we are so grateful to have her join us here at WSP," said Jannet Walker-Ford, national Transit and Rail market leader for WSP. "She also brings a culture of safety and security to her the systems she has managed, prioritizing the safety of employees and riders through the development and implementation of proven training programs and customer communications."

Prior to joining WSP, Jackson served nearly six years in the public sector as the general manager of the Lane Transit District in Eugene, Oregon. Her previous experience includes seven years as the director of transportation for Montebello Bus Lines in Montebello, California; and multiple positions in transit operations over 13 years, including Los Angeles Metro.

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, a leading engineering and professional services firm. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets; with more than 12,000 employees in 200 offices across the U.S.

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