Coronavirus Update/ Returning to the Office: AEI's is in the process of preparing our office for staff to return on a modified schedule, providing the City of Boston re-opening guidelines continue to move forward. During quarantine, AEI's staff have successfully worked remotely. Every staff member is equipped with the same equipment at home as they have in the office to ensure efficiency and seamless transitions between workstations. We will continue to work remotely and will provide a formal reopening date when it's available. At this time, only staff will be allowed in our space. Our contact information and policies on in person meetings and site visits remain the same as they have since early March. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions.
MBTA Emergency Training Center, Broadway Station, Boston, Mass.
Architectural Engineers provided electrical design and construction administration for the complete renovation of the abandoned Broadway Station tunnel into a new 15,000 SF MBTA Emergency Training Center (ETC). The ETC is the second of its kind in the country and is used to teach MBTA, police, fire and medical staff how to handle crises underground. The center contains three replica train platforms as well as two classrooms for training purposes. The project was fast-tracked and designed, built, and operational in an unusually short period of time (one year). Design included normal and emergency lighting systems, fire alarm, security, and smart boards tied to new conference training facilities located above the station. All training systems were interconnected back to the central monitoring facility located at 45 High Street.