Since 1965, LORD has been active in power, signal and communications projects for major railroad and transit systems clients in the United States. In Puerto Rico, LORD has drawn from the skills and expertise of the LORD/MASS partnership in the mainland to work on San Juan's Tren Urbano.
Tren Urbano--Phase One
Phase I of this high-tech transportation project comprises a 12-mile high-capacity, double track exclusive guideway system connecting key activity centers with the metropolitan region, in which 37 percent of Puerto Rico's population resides. The project will be the first , entirely new U.S. rail system built utilizing a Turnkey approach. Therefore, basic issues as team leadership, team composition, partnering, project management, and risk sharing have all being significant for its successful completion.