Vice President, Traffic Engineering & Transportation Planning

Mr. Hughes has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of transportation planning, design, operations and safety. He has extensive experience in highway and intersection improvement projects, multi-modal corridor studies, highway/interchange/intersection design projects, long-range transportation planning studies, sub-area planning studies, highway safety research, traffic signal operations, traffic signal/sign/marking design projects, traffic operational analysis studies, pedestrian/bicycle studies, transit studies, and traffic simulation analysis. He was the forerunner in initiating the application of microscopic traffic simulation tools to assess highway geometric designs and traffic operational strategies. He has comprehensive knowledge of traffic analysis to support geometric design projects. His work in traffic operations and safety has gained him national and international recognition. Mr. Hughes earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Notre Dame University and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland.