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  • Engineering firm could lay off 208 in Virginia Beach

    Engineering firm could lay off 208 in Virginia Beach
    URS Corp. plans to lay off 208 workers in its Virginia Beach office by the end of October if a Navy contract isn't renewed, Inside Business reports. Read the full story here.
  • First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers

    First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers
    The future of BWI Marshall Airport can be seen in the new sweeping terminal roofline that hints of something big, the panorama of glass that gives street-side passengers a view of arriving jets and a cavernous security checkpoint with nine stations and...
  • Senators urge protection of Hanford whistleblower Tamosaitis

    Senators urge protection of Hanford whistleblower Tamosaitis
    Two U.S. senators angered by the firing of whistle-blower Walter Tamosaitis from the contaminated Hanford, Wash., nuclear site sharply criticized the U.S. secretary of Energy on Wednesday.  Tamosaitis, an engineer, had raised safety concerns two years...
  • URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown

    URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown
    A San Francisco-based engineering-advisory firm, URS Corp., said Thursday it has furloughed 3,000 employees because of the partial government shutdown and more employees could be affected if the stalemate in Washington drags on. URS said that those...
  • Shutdown puts many furloughed workers in financial distress

    Shutdown puts many furloughed workers in financial distress
    It might seem like a paid vacation for the 500,000 federal workers on furlough. They've been out of work since last week and were promised back pay once a budget is passed and the government reopens. But for many rank-and-file employees who live...
  • Stench from city speed camera debacle lingers [Letter]

    Stench from city speed camera debacle lingers [Letter]
    Something is rotten in Baltimore, and it isn't the fall leaves. From the beginning of the city's speed camera program, there has always been something rather shady about how it has been operated and implemented. From the closed door meetings between...
  • Speed camera vendor says losing city contract allows it to 'refocus'

    Speed camera vendor says losing city contract allows it to 'refocus'
    Speed camera vendor Brekford Corp. on Friday made its first public statement since losing its exclusive deal to run Baltimore's massive and once-lucrative camera network -- casting the development as a positive step for the firm.  The Anne Arundel Co.-...
  • City to expand speed camera auditor's contract

    City to expand speed camera auditor's contract
    Baltimore is planning to expand its contract with an independent firm that monitored its latest attempt to install speed cameras throughout Baltimore and found numerous problems. On Wednesday, the city's Board of Estimates plans to pay $237,000 to URS...
  • Councilman urges city to release speed camera audit

    Councilman urges city to release speed camera audit
    City Councilman Brandon Scott wants the city to release an independent, taxpayer-funded audit of speed camera tickets issued by Baltimore's former contractor, saying the need for transparency should trump the contention by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's...
  • District moves forward on construction outsourcing deal

    The Broward school district has officially hired a private company to handle its construction-related projects, eight months after laying off more than half of its own workers. School Board members contracted URS Corporation on Wednesday for $1.75...
  • Secret audit found city speed cameras had high error rates

    Secret audit found city speed cameras had high error rates
    Baltimore's speed cameras likely charged motorists for thousands more erroneous tickets than previously disclosed, according to data from a secret audit conducted for the city last year and obtained by The Baltimore Sun. Consultant URS Corp. evaluated...