Metro Regional Rail Developments

Grab this Unique Opportuntity to get an Overview of Metro Regional Rail Projects. Please Register ASAP, as this will sell out.  

Jeanet Owens, P.E. a licensed Civil Engineer in the State of California, assumed the position of Senior Executive Officer, Project Management and Regional Rail in 2016. In her SEO role, she is responsible for providing overall coordination, management, and the programming of funds for Metro’s commitment to the commuter, intercity and high speed rail networks serving Los Angeles County. The Regional Rail unit also manages and oversees capital improvement projects along 154 miles of Metro-owned railroad right- of-way. 

In addition to overseeing the Regional Rail Unit, Ms. Owens is the project manager for the Link Union Station (formerly known as Southern California Interconnector Project), a $2.5 billion regional rail project that will transform the commuter rail operations in Los Angeles Union Station with up to 10 run-through tracks, the accommodation of high speed rail system and a new passenger concourse. She is also currently managing the $112.7 Emergency Security Operations Center project, a four-story up to 100,000 square foot building to house the emergency, security, rail and bus operation centers.

Ms. Owens joined Metro in September 2014. She has approximately 20 years of professional experience in Civil Engineering, Project and Construction Management with diverse experiences in both heavy civil horizontal and vertical construction.

Prior to becoming Metro Senior Executive Officer, Jeanet Owens, P.E., served as a Senior Vice President for Martin Project Management managing the Wilshire Grand Redevelopment Project in downtown Los Angeles. Prior to her tenure at Martin Project Management, Ms. Owens served as Vice-President for Thomas Properties Group responsible for development and construction of large scale mixed-used and commercial development projects specializing in infrastructure and transportation improvements. Ms. Owens started her civil engineering career with Foster Wheeler Inc. and Los Angeles County Department of Public Works where she worked for approximately 10 years on a variety of civil infrastructure improvements.  

Come to our Transit Coalition Dinner Meeting at Metro Gateway Headquarters, (Union Station Conference Room on the 3rd Floor) in downtown LA from 6:05 p.m. to 8:35 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2019. Come learn about the latest developments and find out first hand, by joining us.   

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Event Date: 
Dec 12 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm