TranSystems
 

Paul Malir

PAUL MALIR, DIRECTOR
President and Chief Operating Officer

Paul Malir serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of TranSystems. In this role, Paul maintains the profitability of the firm to support the strategic plan and manages organizational and operational changes to cut costs and improve efficiencies. He works closely with leaders in the regions to build their sales and delivery organizations.

Malir joined the company in 1992 starting an aviation practice for the firm. He’s held nearly every position in the firm, starting with project engineer. He began consulting to other modes of transportation in the mid-1990s, including providing consultant services to the railroad, freight carrier, and distributor sectors. In 1997, Malir was asked to manage the firm’s Kansas City operations. He went on to serve as the Midwest Regional Vice President and then National Market Sector Leader for the federal government sector within the firm before he was named COO in 2006. He assumed the position of President in 2009.

Malir has extensive expertise in the development of intermodal freight projects in the air, rail, and water transportation modes. Financial and freight data analysis are additional areas in relation to intermodal freight planning.

Malir holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Kansas State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Kansas. He has served on two national committees of the American Council of Engineering Companies and is a former board member for the Missouri Council of Engineering Companies. Malir is active in many other civic and charitable organizations.

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In The News

The January 2017 issue of RT&S features a look at the work TranSystems performed as part of the CREATE Program P1 project.
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On August 20, the Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois presented the findings of a study on freight transportation in the St. Louis region. TranSystems' own Sara Clark discussed how the region has the ability to be a key distribution center for freight — keying in on opportunities for advancing investment in freight, logistics, and transportation in the area.
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Highway 31 Extension Project Making Progress, On Time and On Budget! TranSystems is providing construction engineering and inspection services for a new bridge over the Intercoastal Waterway and a new interchange as part of this project.
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AREMA will hold its closing general session on Wednesday, Oct. 7, with the installation of its 2015-2016 officers, an industry update from Wall Street analyst Tony Hatch and six technical presentations.
 
Joseph Ott of Metra, David Irving of TranSystem Corp. and Marc Beisler of Alfred Benesch & Company will begin with a Structures presentation detailing the $140 million Englewood Flyover, the first major project to be constructed for the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program. The presenters say the flyover is already increasing system capacity, and grade-separated Englewood Interlocking has improved safety by eliminating conflicts between 80 Metra trains, 60 Norfolk Southern trains and several Amtrak trains daily.

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The Tollway plans to reconstruct the Tri-State (I294) from Balmoral Avenue near O'Hare International Airport south to 95th Street over a two-year period starting in 2020.
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ENR kicked off a brand new program to engage customers and prospects from around the country with a three-day ENR Active Markets Tour of Kansas City, June 28-30, where many leading AEC firms are based. Senior executives from Transystems...turned out for meetings with their subject matter experts, or conducted the various site tours.
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The state Department of Transportation is inviting the public to look at options for redesigning the way I-84 runs through the center of Hartford. TranSystems is a DOT consultant leading the I-84 design process.
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“We put our heads together with MoDOT and TranSystems. The result, a diverging diamond interchange that uses the existing bridge and would not require bridge replacement or modifications to I-70.”
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In front of a capacity crowd, three-time Indy 500 winner Bobby Unser was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the "RRDC Evening with Bobby Unser presented by Firestone." RRDC president and emcee Bobby Rahal recognized event sponsors Firestone, Honda, TUDOR, TranSystems...
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