ALBQUERQUE, NM:  June 5, 2019 – Los Alamos Technical Associates Inc. (LATA) is pleased to announce the award of a five-year Professional Services Network and Communications Contract with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).   LATA has been providing similar services for WMATA since 2013.  In addition to program management, LATA will provide advanced telecommunications, IT integration, system engineering design and cybersecurity professionals to support the Metro network. 

The Metro network includes six lines, 91 stations, and 117 miles of route across the District of Columbia and select counties in Maryland and Virginia. The system is the third-busiest rapid transit system in the United States in number of passenger trips, after the New York City Subway and Chicago “L”.

About Los Alamos Technical Associates, Inc.

LATA is a diversified engineering, scientific, technical, and IT services company serving a worldwide client base.  LATA has a long history of performing IT-related projects and supporting IT staffing requests. We have provided IT staff to the Department of Energy and the Defense Logistics Agency as well as our longstanding work with WMATA.  Our active practice in the rail industry includes contracts with Chicago Metra, the Maryland Transit Authority, and the Rio Metro Regional Transit District (Rail-runner).  Our IT expertise covers the spectrum from integrated networking to large-scale mainframe database applications.