California High Speed Rail

The California High Speed Rail Authority proposed the construction of a high-speed train system as a logical step in the development of California’s transportation infrastructure. The plan included a rail system connecting Northern and Southern California, beginning in Sacramento and ending in San Diego with stations along both inland and coastal corridors. The objective of […]

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  NCTD Sprinter Light Rail

The need for public transportation continued to grow throughout the North County region of San Diego, as the demand for an alternative route to the crowded Highway 78 intensified. To address this need, the North County Transit District began construction on the nation’s first light rail line of its kind. The North County Transit District […]

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  OCTA Railroad Crossing Safety Enhancement Project

The Orange County Transportation Authority planned for the Metrolink passenger-rail service to run more frequently. Before the increased train service began, OCTA partnered with eight Orange County cities to enhance the safety features at 50 railroad crossings. Projects included track developments, new barriers, signal coordination and other improvements to enhance safety around the crossings. Katz […]

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  SANDAG/MTS Mid-Coast Trolley Project

As part of the 11-mile extension of San Diego’s trolley network through several coastal communities, K&A coordinated public outreach and engagement to residents and businesses impacted by the relocation of existing utility infrastructure. With necessary water service interruptions, traffic controls, night time work hours and construction noise as part of the process, K&A designed a robust […]

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  SANDAG/MTS Trolley Renewal

The San Diego Trolley has been in operation for more than 30 years and many of the existing infrastructure was aged and ready for upgrades. The Trolley Renewal Project was a $660 million undertaking to rebuild the Green, Orange and Blue Lines, and the accompanying traction power substations and grade crossings. Upgrades to the station […]

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