Fehr & Peers Expands to Long Beach

Fehr & Peers opened its first Southern California office in 2005. Since then, we have seen our Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego offices thrive. We have had the opportunity to work with numerous communities in the South Bay and Southeast Los Angeles County, including the ports through our growing freight practice. As such, we are thrilled to announce the opening of our Long Beach Office! Our new office will allow us to continue to grow, better serving our existing and new clients, and giving our staff the opportunity to call Long Beach home. Above all, we look forward to continually serving and improving Southern California communities through innovative transportation solutions.

Long Beach Office

Michael Kennedy, AICP, LEED AP

Long Beach Office Leader

Michael is a Principal with Fehr & Peers. He maintains a broad practice area, working hands on with public and private sector clients for environmental impact analyses, campus planning, parking, transit corridors and service planning and first/last mile station area planning and design. Michael worked closely with Long Beach Transit as the project manager for the Ridership Growth Action Plan, and has worked in the South Bay for over a decade.

Emily Finkel

Long Beach Operations Manager

Emily is a transportation planner with experience ranging from travel demand modeling to active transportation planning, and has worked in communities throughout the South Bay, including Hawthorne, Carson, Redondo Beach, and Gardena. Emily serves as the companywide lead for systemic safety, heading up technical analysis and action plan development in support of Vision Zero and other systemic safety planning efforts for clients throughout California.

Fatemeh Ranaiefar, PHD

Companywide Freight Lead

Fatemeh leads the freight technical group at Fehr & Peers. She specializes in freight transportation modeling, developing performance measures, and decision support tools for prioritizing projects. Fatemeh received her PhD in transportation science from UCI and enjoys teaching special topics at USC. She serves on the TRB Urban Freight Transportation Committee and Freight Modeling and Logistic Committee.

Ryan Liu, EIT

Transportation Engineer/Planner

Ryan is a transportation engineer and planner with experience in traffic operations, engineering design, active transportation, and microsimulation. He is adept at bringing together engineering and planning principles to solve mobility problems. Ryan’s work in the South Bay includes microsimulation analysis for the Skechers Design Center, and lead designer and drafter for the Metro Blue Line First Last Mile Plan concept engineering plans.

Where you can find us.

100 Oceangate, Suite 550
Long Beach, CA 90802


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