A Canadian management and consulting firm that specializes in engineering projects. Involved in the planning of the Israel railway system that crosses into the occupied West Bank.
In 2014 WSP Global, an engineering professional services consulting firm, announced the acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff from Balfour Beatty plc, an international construction and engineering services company.
During 2004-2009, Parsons Brinckerhoff was contracted by the Israeli ministries of Finance and Transportation to provide rail financial management oversight over the $8 Billion development plan of Israel Railways. The company also provided specific technical advisory for the fast A1 train line project from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, including on issues such as the electrification of the line, comparison of different route options, tunneling and grades. The route approved by the company crosses the Green Line in two areas into occupied Palestinian land, and thus it makes use of occupied land and resources for an exclusively Israeli transportation project, contrary to International law.