The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) selected Parsons to modernize the Regional Integration of Intelligent Transportation System (RIITS) to facilitate and encourage near real-time transportation data exchange between more than 125 traffic, transit, emergency service, and other agencies to improve transportation in Southern California.
Parsons was honored by the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) with the 2016 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award – Outstanding Project in the new bridges or transportation structure category.
The Michigan Department of Transportation awarded Parsons a three-year contract to provide structural services for the Michigan-owned portion of the Blue Water Bridge. This twin-span international bridge serves as a gateway linking Canada and the United States.
The National Center for Employee Ownership, a private non-profit organization, released the Employee Ownership 100, the largest 100 companies (by employment) owned by employee stock ownership plan (ESOPs) or other arrangements in which at least 50 percent of the stock is owned by 50 percent or more of the workforce. Eight of the companies on the list are in the engineering industry, collectively employing about 65,000 people.