Sarah Tracy, PE, PTOE, has joined the TKDA Surface Transportation Division, bringing 18 years of transportation engineering experience to the team.
Tracy comes to TKDA from the Nebraska Department of Roads, where she held the position of State Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer, managing and maintaining ITS infrastructure throughout the state. Her duties included developing and delivering an annual ITS program, managing the state’s ITS software systems, including advanced traffic management and traveler information/511 system, developing systems engineering documentation and coordinating statewide traffic incident management activities. Tracy was also involved in developing and implementing Nebraska’s Statewide Operation Center, improving efficiencies of the state’s ITS.
Her expertise includes extensive experience in long-range transportation planning, environmental documentation and a wide variety of traffic engineering services for a number of state agencies, including the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Iowa Department of Transportation.
“We are very happy to welcome Sarah to our team and her expertise in ITS, traffic planning and environmental studies adds to the full complement of design services we provide for our clients,” said Kevin Cullen, Vice President of TKDA’s Surface Transportation Division.
Tracy is also very active in transportation professional organizations and is a board member and past-president of ITS Heartland, which includes ITS professionals from Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Valley Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Lincoln-Omaha-Council Bluffs Association of Transportation Engineers.
“I am excited to be working with the TKDA design team and I look forward to engaging in the traffic engineering community in Minnesota and throughout our region,” Tracy said.