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WMATA Issues Significant Task Order to VTX®

WMATA Escalator(June 30, 2010/Harrisburg, Pa.) Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)┬áhas issued Vertical Transportation Excellence (VTX) a significant task order on its existing general engineering contract for an assessment of the maintenance and repair procedures for the elevators and escalators maintained by WMATA. The assessment will include an audit of several key stations and a review of the program and recommendations for improved efficiencies in the day-to-day maintenance of the elevator and escalator system. VTX is also reviewing WMATA’s preventive maintenance process and database work order system.

VTX, an elevator and escalator consulting firm, serves aviation, education, government, healthcare, commercial, retail, recreation, and public transit clients across the United States. VTX operates as a division of Gannett Fleming, Inc., an international planning, design, and construction management firm.

For more information, please contact David Hansen at 215.561.4201 or via email.