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  • Jun 1, 2016 1:48 pm EDT
    Just last month, Siemens participated in Infrastructure Week, a national week of events, education and advocacy efforts to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting all Americans.Leaders from across Siemens in the U.S. represented the company to help underline the significant role that technology and software play in enhancing and modernizing critical U.S. infrastructure.more...
  • May 17, 2016 12:00 pm EDT
    Marcus Welz, President, Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems
    By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population is expected to live in cities.  With current U.S. infrastructure earning a D+ grade by The American Society of Civil Engineers, the country can’t expect to sustain economic success and a growing population without acknowledging the impact it has on competitiveness and quality of life. The answer is building infrastructure that is smarter. Intelligent technologies not only improve systems, but make them more intuitive, safer, cleaner, and moremore...
  • Mar 29, 2016 10:00 am EDT
    Kevin Riddett, President, Siemens Mobility
    As Seen In: Progressive Railroading, originally posted on March 21stIn its recent series, Progressive Railroading described the Internet of Things (IoT) as a "world of opportunity for railroads." These articles provided an in-depth look at railroads' ongoing efforts to capture data and implement software-based train control systems, and I could not have agreed more with the magazine's overall assessment. more...
  • Mar 23, 2016 10:00 am EDT
    Kevin Riddett, President of Siemens Mobility
    Every time someone drives through a tunnel, walks to a bus stop or boards a train in New York, they rely on a complex transportation system managed by many different agencies. The city’s transportation portfolio includes 789 bridges alone.The average traveler, though, is simply focused on where they need to go. They “don’t care which agency it is,” New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg said this morning at The Future of Transportation, hosted bymore...
  • Feb 18, 2016 2:48 pm EST
    This month, Siemens celebrated a production milestone at our Sacramento rail manufacturing plant by installing the first Cummins QSK95 engine with alternator that will power the new diesel-electric Charger locomotives. The 42,000 pound, power unit, the first engine to be installed at Siemens Sacramento manufacturing plant, was successfully lowered into the locomotive by overhead crane.more...
  • Jan 26, 2016 9:00 am EST
    Michael Cahill, President, Siemens Rolling Stock
    Today, Siemens and Brightline announced that the first stainless steel passenger coach car shell for the new train service has been completed, reaching a major milestone in the construction of the trains.Check out photos below of the new coach and to learn more about the advanced manufacturing techniques that went into building them:More than 70 employees at Siemens’ state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Sacramento have worked on building this 85-foot long first coach car, using more thanmore...
  • Dec 17, 2015 1:00 pm EST
    Kevin Riddett, President, Siemens Mobility
    At Siemens Mobility, 2015 has proven to be a year of milestones. We’ve partnered with new customers, strengthened existing relationships, grown our own operations, and positioned Siemens as a leader in the next generation of transportation. Looking back on the year, the success we’ve seen across all of our businesses—including Rolling Stock, Rail Automation, Intelligent Traffic Systems, Rail Electrification and Customer Service—directly reflects how our country is looking to travel in 2015 andmore...
  • Nov 5, 2015 3:30 pm EST
    Dennis Rodriguez, Siemens Chief City Executive for Los Angeles and Julia Thayne, Director, Urban Development
    Los Angeles.It has the two busiest ports in our nation.It hosts more tech jobs than any other urban region in the country.It is home to more manufacturing jobs than the entire state of Michigan.But, from water to telecommunications to transport to energy, its infrastructure is struggling to meet not only the region’s, but the State of California’s, future environmental and economic needs.Gary Toebben, L.A. Area Chamber President & CEO summed up L.A.’s infrastructure situation well:“Today,more...
  • Nov 2, 2015 2:00 pm EST
    Armin Kick, U.S. Business Development Director, High Speed Rail
    One of our biggest commitments is to help the United States build transportation systems fit for 21st Century needs – systems that can revitalize city centers, create jobs and stimulate economic development.Recently, the Sacramento Bee highlighted our dedication to doing just that – specifically focusing on our aim to make Sacramento, CA a hub for the United States’ next biggest opportunity: high speed rail.more...
  • Oct 2, 2015 3:00 pm EDT
    Kevin Riddett, President, Siemens Mobility
    Did you know that Siemens in the U.S. makes innovative technology and equipment to support our country’s mobility?  We manufacture by-hand the trains that move millions across the U.S. every day. We design software so an intersection can “talk” to a car. We make energy systems that can capture power created by a braking train and reuse it. And we engineer and build the technology that helps keep you safe as you ride a train. more...