BRT was organized in 2005 by President Bridget Hodgson.  After a number of successful projects and classes for such clients as Parsons-Brinckerhoff, NYS & W Railway, and New Jersey Transit, BRT incorporated in June 2007 in order to better serve its clients.

  • Training & Education for Railways – with emphasis in maintenance of way, operations (transportation), and command & emergency management.
  • Technical Report Writing & Editing as well as Spanish and Italian Translation Services.
  • Systems Safety / System Security with a focus on incident avoidance on passenger railways.
  • Maintenance of Way – Including training of first line supervisors, and training in regulatory requirements.
  • Operations  Analysis  /  Systems  Integration  &  Assurance  with  special  emphasis  on  the  development  of  Operational Requirements, documents, and the management of the relationship between operational performance and systems design.

Overview of Selected Jobs

  •  Hudson Bergen Light Rail-Washington Group. “Bridge Inspector Training.” Developed Training & Qualification program for railway bridge inspectors. Taught classes, administered examinations and made recommendations for certification.
  • New Jersey Transit. “THE Tunnel / Early Action Project Analysis.” Developed the concept for Empire Yard as an early action project. Completed operating analysis & defined the achievable increment in Trans-Hudson capacity. Also completed order of magnitude certification & schedule estimation. This was awarded directly to BRT services as a sole source contract.
  • URS Corporation. “Proposal Writing Services.” Hired as a third party to research and develop material for light rail bids in major cities.
  • NYS & W. “Bergen-Passaic Rail.” Performed Systems Assurance reviews of 30 % designs of a new start commuter rail service on an existing freight railroad.
  • Washington Metro Area Transit Authority. “Professional Training and Education.” Developed and implemented course material and lesson plan for both “Situational Awareness Training” and “Managing Train Capacity” for WMATA staff.


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