On August 15th we welcomed a new face to the TPD family: Randy Waltermyer, AICP, former Transportation Services Director of the Chester County Planning Commission. Randy brings 13 years of transportation planning and operations experience to the firm, with specialized experience related to: comprehensive plans, bicycle and pedestrian circulation plans, multimodal plans, programming and funding, transit operations, and environmental clearance processes/procedures. He earned a Master’s Degree in Community and Regional Planning from Temple University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography and Planning from West Chester University. In 2015, Randy was named as a Top Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Professional under 40 by the Greater Valley Forge (GVF) Transportation Management Association (TMA). In his new role as the Leader of TPD’s Municipal/Public Planning Services group, Randy will help our municipal clients better comprehend the community benefits to multimodal planning for the future and provide them with education on the grants available to help realize their goals and objectives. To contact Randy with questions or about an existing or potential project, please email him or call him at: 610.326.3100.
On August 1st we welcomed a new face to the TPD family: Thomas Walter, formerly of PennDOT District 5-0. During his 35-year career with the District, Tom has become an expert in traffic and operations, including ITS, engineering studies, traffic signals, traffic signing, pavement markings, railroad crossings, roundabouts, and operations / maintenance. His previous roles at PennDOT included Assistant District Traffic and Operations Manager, as well as Roundabout Coordinator. During this time, Tom was also involved in the establishment of the District’s ITS and Communications Center (now known as the Traffic Management Center). Tom will, without a doubt, strengthen the existing comprehensive traffic signal, ITS, and traffic operations services TPD provides our clients. To contact Tom with questions or about an existing or potential project, please email him or call him at: 215.622.2525.
In September 2015, TPD welcomed Louis Hufnagle to the family as a Project Manager, focusing on Municipal Services. Louis’ background is in public sector work, with over 12 years of planning experience working with both Chester and Delaware County Planning Departments in Pennsylvania. He has had a major hand in transforming the region’s highways, roads, bridges, streetscapes, greenways, as well as bicycle, pedestrian and transit facilities. In addition to assisting counties and municipalities in the preparation of studies and development of recommendations for improvements, while working for Delaware County he also served as an advisor to Delaware County Council and the County Executive Director on numerous transportation projects.