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 traffic planning and design director Greg Richardson

Greg Richardson, PE

Executive Vice President/Director
Local Government Services

About Greg

Greg Richardson, P.E., is an Executive Vice President at TPD. As the Director of TPD’s Local Government Services group, Greg is responsible for the management of all of TPD’s Municipal Accounts, Construction Services, and Traffic Signal Designs. In addition, he has been responsible for the preparation of highway design plans, preparation of signal design plans for individual intersections, as well as coordinated and closed loop signal systems. He has conducted or managed over 500 signal and intersection designs, traffic impact studies, preliminary designs, and parking studies in PennDOT Districts 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, and 8-0 as well as in New Jersey and Delaware for a variety of projects.

Greg also has extensive experience in the preparation of noise and air quality studies. These studies include the monitoring, modeling and mitigation of noise and air quality impacts for a variety of state, highway, commercial, office, residential, institutional, industrial, hazardous waste disposal and Federal projects in New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.

He is currently an active member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) - Delaware Valley Section, Chester County Engineers, PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), and PA State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS). Greg is a southern gentleman at heart. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He has also been known to enjoy a great craft beer, a round of golf, and spending time with his wife and daughter.



traffic planning and design director Don Jacobs

Don Jacobs, PE, PTOE

Executive Vice President/Director
Public Design Services

About Don

C. Donald Jacobs, P.E., PTOE, serves as Executive Vice President at TPD. Leading TPD’s Public / Agency Design efforts, his areas of expertise are traffic / transportation planning and highway design. Since joining TPD in 1995, Don has managed dozens of transportation-related projects, most of which he carries from the planning stage through preliminary and final design, right-of-way acquisition, utility relocations, and construction.

His experience ranges from the planning side (traffic impact studies, environmental clearance documents, design criteria/exception reports) to the design side (corridor and interchange designs, intersection improvements, construction cost estimates). Don also oversees TPD’s Operations staff, providing guidance and direction for the Team. He is a resident of West Chester, PA and is the current Treasurer of the Transportation Management Association of Chester County (TMACC).

He is also involved with the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) – Mid Atlantic section, and the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association (GVFTMA). After graduating with a B.S. in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, Don then acquired his B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo.


traffic planning and design director Matt Hammond

Matt Hammond, PE

Executive Vice President/Director
Private Planning and Design Services

About Matt

Matthew Hammond, P.E. is an Executive Vice President at TPD, overseeing the entirety of the firm’s private sector projects leading TPD’s Private Planning and Design team. His areas of expertise are traffic engineering and transportation planning, and since joining the firm in 1995, he has managed over 500 projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region while overseeing the bulk of the firm’s 150 Traffic Impact Studies each year.

He is co-author on an article relating to the characteristics of convenience stores with gasoline facilities, published by the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), which developed accepted transportation planning practices industry-wide in relation to these types of uses. Matt is an active member of the Chester County Community, serving as Chairman of the Chester County Planning Commission.

He was also named a “Rising Star” in the Civil Engineering industry by CE News magazine in 2013 and is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, where he was the past Chairman of the ITE Parking Council. In his free time, Matt can be found coaching soccer, basketball and football, and spending time with his family at the beach.