Project Team

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT)
Project Manager: Emily Stock

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) facilitates the movement of people and goods throughout Virginia. Through rail, transit and congestion management programs, DRPT focuses on congestion relief, economic development and mobility.

DRPT’s mission is to improve mobility and expand transportation choices in Virginia. Visit us at

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

The FRA is part of the United States Department of Transportation. The purpose of FRA is to: promulgate and enforce rail safety regulations; administer railroad assistance programs; conduct research and development in support of improved railroad safety and national rail transportation policy; provide for the rehabilitation of Northeast Corridor rail passenger service; and consolidate government support of rail transportation activities.

Project Manager: Kenneth Sislak, Associate Vice President

AECOM employs more than 130 environmental scientists and transportation planning professionals who have unparalleled experience in all aspects of planning for transportation projects, including land use planning, feasibility studies, alternatives analysis, impact assessment, concept design, and the preparation of environmental documents for project approval and mitigation planning.

Through a results-oriented approach of integral involvement by the public, community and business interests, and other key stakeholders, AECOM has a background of reaching consensus on a diversity of views and impacts so the final product is one to which all members of the community are proud.

Project Engineering Task Manager:  Winn Frank, Senior Project Manager

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure and transportation. In particular, Parsons specializes in high-speed, commuter, freight, and passenger rail operations and facilities planning and design consulting services.