“We’re thrilled to carry on providing ATD with top engineering staff to augment its existing workforce, supporting its mission to serve Austin with a safe, cost-effective, and sustainable transit system,” said Jennifer Aument, Chief Executive of AECOM’s global Transportation business. “As ATD seeks to meet increasing travel demands, enhance accessibility, and improve safety, we’re proud to deliver dynamic technical services, innovative best practices, and a distinguished record of performance refined from our work with major transportation authorities across the globe.”
The staff augmentation services provided by AECOM will help ATD secure engineering assistance to accomplish its multimodal transportation and infrastructure improvement objectives, which include maintaining mobility, increasing person throughput, responding to citizen needs, managing congestion and demand, and improving safety.
“We’ve been honored to serve in this role for several years and look forward to seamlessly transitioning to this new contract with our legacy knowledge of ATD’s goals, challenges, and needs,” said Travis Boone, Chief Executive of AECOM’s U.S. West region. “With the city’s remarkable growth, we understand the essential need for an efficient and equitable transportation system. As Austinites, our local team consists of seasoned professionals with a strong interest in integrating with ATD staff to help support the healthy development and future of our communities.”
Guided by principles from adopted and emerging transportation plans, such as the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan and the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, among others, AECOM’s scope of work is expected to include engineering studies and data collection; development review; engineering design; intelligent transportation systems and emerging technology; signal infrastructure design; traffic safety engineering; signs and markings; public engagement and community outreach; right-of-way services; and program coordination and delivery.