Transit / Rail

RK&K’s Transit/Rail Group provides railroad/rail transit planning, design and construction support for freight, commuter, and light/heavy rail transit systems, including review or design engineering for railroad, trackwork, bridges, tunnels, stations, maintenance facilities, and ADA regulatory compliance. Construction services involve the inspection and management of light/heavy rail assignments, along with bridges, highways, tunnels, and related public works facilities. Our Transit/Rail Team is highly experienced and meets transport challenges with fresh analysis and tailored solutions.

Areas of Expertise

  • Planning and Design 
  • Design Review 
  • Construction Management & Inspection 
  • Alternatives and Feasibility Analysis
  • Corridor Studies
  • Community Engagement
  • Station Area Planning & Design 
  • Intermodal Planning
  • Environmental Analysis, Documentation & Review (CE, EA/EIS) 
  • Systems Planning 
  • Light Rail Facilities
  • Heavy Rail Facilities
  • Community Facilities
  • Bus Facilities
  • People Movers
  • Streetcars
  • Intermodal Facilities

Sample Projects

Triangle Transit Regional Rail Project, Section 2, Triangle Transit Authority (TTA)

Triangle Transit Regional Rail Project, Section 2, Triangle Transit Authority (TTA)

Design, ROW plans and final construction plans and specifications for this rail land transit project.

Third Track & Newark Station, DE Transit Corp (DTC)

Third Track & Newark Station, DE Transit Corp (DTC)

Construction of 1.6 miles Amtrak main line track at Newark, DE.

Red Line Corridor Study & General Engineering Consultant (GEC),  MD Transit Administration (MTA)

Red Line Corridor Study & General Engineering Consultant (GEC), MD Transit Administration (MTA)

Study, planning, environmental and GEC services on new 14-mile light rail project connecting east and west Baltimore.

Purple Line Transitway Study & Program Management Consultant (PMC),  MD Transit Administration (MTA)

Purple Line Transitway Study & Program Management Consultant (PMC), MD Transit Administration (MTA)

Study, planning, environmental, PMC, project controls/procedures, geotechnical engineering, cost estimate review and other support services for new, 16.3-mile light rail.