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Blog - Mobility

  • Jul 2, 2015 11:00 am EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    As we celebrate the Fourth of July with our friends and family, we recognize the courageous men and women who return to civilian life having served on behalf of the United States as well as those service members who live on in our memories.With locations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, Siemens is proud to demonstrate a continued commitment to training and hiring our U.S. military veterans. In fact, since signing on to Joining Forces just four years ago, we’ve already more thanmore...
  • Jun 17, 2015 9:55 am EDT
    Michael Cahill, President, Siemens Rolling Stock
    Yesterday, I was honored to join Mayor Ed Lee, the SFMTA board, community stakeholders, members of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors and local residents to mark an important milestone in the design process for San Francisco’s new light rail vehicles. Siemens partnered with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SMFTA) to display a full-size version of the city’s new light rail vehicle along San Francisco’s iconic Embarcadero.more...
  • Jun 12, 2015 10:00 am EDT
    Kevin Riddett, President, Siemens Mobility
    In the early 1990s, we starting designing our first vehicle for TriMet’s expanding light rail system. More than 30 years and new technology improvements later, we’re joining TriMet to celebrate the expansion of their system with their newest line, the “Orange Line”.more...
  • Apr 16, 2015 2:15 pm EDT
    Anne Cooney, President, Process Industries and Drives, Siemens
    Recently, nearly 50 Siemens employees from our Alpharetta, Ga., manufacturing facility traveled downtown to experience firsthand the new Atlanta Streetcar on a guided ride-along as part of an effort to recognize these Atlanta-based employees who helped build components of the streetcar. more...
  • Mar 31, 2015 9:00 am EDT
    Kevin Riddett, President, Siemens Mobility
    Last August, Siemens announced it would build the world’s first eHighway project in California near the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, the two largest ports in the U.S. Today, I’m pleased to report that eHighway construction is now underway. This first-of-its-kind system will use electricity delivered via overhead lines to electrify road lanes and provide clean and efficient power to trucks. Using electricity to power the heavy-duty trucks that travel on the 1-mile stretch near themore...
  • Mar 9, 2015 12:00 pm EDT
    Robin Stimson, Vice President of Business Development, Siemens Rolling Stock
    Operating in Sacramento, California for over 30 years has given Siemens an opportunity to be an integral part of contributing to the community’s strong heritage of train manufacturing. In the 19th century, when railroading was first considered an innovative and high-tech way to travel, Sacramento developed the first heavy-rail locomotives for the Pacific Railroad.Today, almost thirty years later, Sacramento is making a comeback. Siemens is building locomotives, lights rails and transportationmore...
  • Mar 2, 2015 2:23 pm EST
    Michael Cahill, President, Siemens Rolling Stock
    Over the last three decades, Siemens has been building more than just trains at our Sacramento rail manufacturing facility; we’ve been building meaningful, skilled jobs.  When our Sacramento facility opened up in the mid 80’s, there were 34 people working here on a single contract. Almost 30 years later, there are now more than 800 employees at our facility.more...
  • Jan 15, 2015 2:00 pm EST
    Ben Collar, Head of U.S. R&D, Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems
    Four months ago, we launched the Siemens Mobility IDEA contest, an initiative to find innovative ideas to help solve five of the toughest challenges facing the traffic industry. These challenges, including connected vehicles, disaster response, green mobility, downtown growth, and parking nightmares, create some of the biggest traffic headaches. Our goal was to find technologies that would bring us a step closer to solving these problems through innovative, never-before developed technology.more...
  • Jan 9, 2015 8:41 am EST
    Ken Cornelius, President, City Infrastructure, Siemens
    The New Year symbolizes many things for many people.  It’s filled with planning, predictions and often a few New Year’s resolutions.  But perhaps above all, a New Year represents hope, new opportunities, growth and new beginnings.more...
  • Dec 15, 2014 2:00 pm EST
    Kevin Riddett, Head of Siemens Mobility Division
    2014 has certainly been one of exciting news, milestones and possibility in the mobility industry. Cities are making investments in transportation that will lessen congestion and provide better mobility options for its citizens. Transportation agencies are modernizing systems to make them safer and more efficient for riders. And Americans themselves are changing their attitudes toward transportation, like the Millennial generation and their dwindling reliance on cars.more...