Urban is pleased to announce that Peter O'Halloran, PE, PTOE, was elected secretary of the board of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (MASITE). He has currently been serving as the organization’s eastern area coordinator and will begin his new position in 2019.
“It is an honor to be elected to a board that represents the work of many bright and talented transportation engineers,” said Mr. O'Halloran. “It is important to me to encourage professional development among my peers in the industry, and I look forward to continuing that work in my new position with MASITE.”
Mr. O’Halloran serves as a project manager in the traffic department of Urban’s Philadelphia office. He has an extensive background in a variety of private and public projects in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey, including his ongoing work with the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey at Newark Liberty International Airport. His experience includes signal design; signing and pavement marking; maintenance and protection of traffic; crash data analysis; transportation impact studies; parking studies; ADA curb ramp design; pedestrian safety; and access management.
Mr. O’Halloran attended University College Cork in Ireland, where he earned a degree in civil engineering. He was previously named one of the top Transportation Demand Management professionals under 40 by GVF, a local transportation management association. The award recognizes those committed to improving the greater Philadelphia region by implementing transportation demand management (also known as TDM). He is a licensed Professional Engineer, as well as a licensed Professional Traffic Operations Engineer.
MASITE is one of over 80 local/regional chapters of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). The MASITE section covers Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, Delaware and West Virginia. It is governed by an executive board according to the section charter and by-laws and its membership is made up of transportation engineers, transportation planners, and those affiliated with the transportation engineering profession. MASITE currently has over 600 active members.