TranSystems
 

Brian Larson

BRIAN LARSON, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

A 35-year veteran of the firm, Brian Larson serves as past Chief Executive Officer and current Chairman of the Board of TranSystems. Larson's technical background covers all aspects of capital programming, planning, design and construction management for transportation systems. 

Pursuing both organic growth and growth by acquisition, TranSystems has grown from the time Larson took hold of the reins of a firm of fifteen colleagues in the transportation planning arena to one of nearly 1,000 professionals spanning the entire range of business and technical disciplines applicable to transportation. The firm has established a national presence with its network of more than 30 offices and has become well-known in the industry for its rapid and stable growth over a three decade period. 

Larson currently serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Kansas School of Engineering and has previously served as chairman or director on a number of boards within industry, academia, and financial institutions. 


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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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