TRB Annual Meeting 2020

Looking to Talk Transportation Careers? We love those conversations. Come find us at the Careers in Motion Networking Fair at Booth #B330 to share with us what moves you, and learn all about the opportunities we have to offer on Sunday, January 12 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

What Moves You?

The TRB Annual Meeting offers so many great opportunities to connect, share information, and embrace opportunities. We want to know what moves you, and we’re excited to share what moves us as a company. Our passions center around improving communities, transforming transportation consulting, and contributing to the career development of our team members. Let’s chat about how your motivations meet ours, and where that may lead.

Why Choose a Career at Fehr & Peers?

Are you ready to make a difference in communities while growing your skills and opportunities at the same time? Our mission is to empower every employee to develop effective and innovative transportation solutions that improve communities.

Our Difference

Valuing collaboration as a core value, our offices are small enough to create close-knit teams, but also leverage the benefit of sharing knowledge, learning, and teaming with others across the entire company and across the industry. Our teams enjoy friendly, flexible, inclusive environments embracing motivation and self-discipline. We serve as an industry leader for the professional growth and development of our staff, providing a uniquely robust Career Development Program and fostering a culture of continuous growth and learning. Seeking to understand and stay on the cutting edge of our changing world, we encourage staff to explore their career passions on internally-funded research and development to propel innovation, creativity, and the state-of-the-practice.

Our Expertise & Explorations

We are motivated by the positive impact our commitment to innovation and quality of service has on the communities we serve. Visit the links below for insights into some of our highlighted initiatives, projects, and more.

Ready to Apply Now?

We’re scheduling interviews with selected students during the TRB Annual Meeting to talk about our career opportunities. Interested in partnering with us? Click on the links below to apply, and explore additional career opportunities here.


Any Office – Immediate needs in:

Seattle, WA (GIS/Graphics)
Washington, DC (Transportation)

Engineer / Planner

Any Office

Design Engineer

Any Office

Data Scientist

Any Office

Interested in Hearing Our Industry Insights?

Join our transportation enthusiasts as they share knowledge, experience, and ideas at the TRB Annual Meeting. 

  January 12

Not the Cost, Not the Price: What's the Value of Your Curb, Redux

Workshop 1005
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Alex Rixey
Topic: What are your values when valuing the curb? 

Protecting Cyclists at Intersections: Design Guidance, Research, and Knowledge Gaps

Workshop 1038
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Presiding: Lee Reis

  January 13

Current Research in Intermodal Freight Transportation

Lectern Session 1132
Time: 8:00am – 9:45am
Presiding: Jolene Hayes

Congestion Pricing and Managed Lane Showcase

Poster Session 1136
Time: 8:00am – 9:45am
Presiding: Don Samdahl

Urban Rail Development and Operations

Poster Session 1154
Time: 8:00am – 9:45am
Presenters: Mackenzie Watten, David Wasserman, Jennifer Ziebarth
Poster: Transforming Predictive Models into Decision Frameworks: Evidence from San Francisco Bay Area Rail Transit Models

Advances and Innovations in Urban Freight Transportation Planning

Poster Session 1157
Time: 8:00am – 9:45am
Presenter: Fatemeh Ranaiefar
Poster: Guidance to Facilitate Implementation of Effective Metropolitan Freight Transportation Strategies

Innovations in Traffic Signal Control and Optimization

Poster Session 1220
Time: 10:15am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Michael Adamson
Poster: Developing Decision Boundaries for Left-Turn Treatments

Multimodal Pricing Implementation, ABE25(3), Joint subcommittee of ABE25, AHB35

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Presiding: Don Samdahl

Intermodal Freight Transport Committee

Time: 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Presiding: Jolene Hayes

  January 14

Current Issues in Environmental Analysis in Transportation

Poster Session 1411
Time: 8:00am – 9:45am
Presenter: Ron Milam
Poster: Advancing NEPA Transportation Impact Analysis

More Mobility with Less Vehicle Miles Traveled: An Expert Panel on Ridematching in the Ridehailing Sector

Lectern Session 1520
Time: 1:30pm – 3:15pm
Presenter: Ron Milam
Topic: Our Roads Are Getting More Crowded, But Are Our Vehicles?

Transportation and Land Development

Poster Session 1653
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Presenters: Mackenzie Watten & Jerry Walters
Poster: Traffic Generated by Mixed-Use Developments: A Follow-Up 31-Region Study Using Consistent Built Environment Measures

  January 15

Best of the Transportation Planning Applications Conference and More!

Poster Session 1689
Time: 8:00am – 9:45am
Presenter: Ron Milam
Poster: Poking at the Future of Autonomous Vehicle Effects Like a Lab Rat

Resent Research in Intermodal Freight Transportation

Poster Session 1698
Time: 8:00am – 9:45am
Presiding: Jolene Hayes

Micromobility Poster Session: Planning, Policy and User Behavior for Shared Bikes & Scooters

Poster Session 1736
Time: 10:15am – 12:00pm
Presiding: Matthew Ridgway

Have You Met Our Presenters?

Alex Rixey, AICP

Senior Transportation Planner

Lee Reis

Transportation Planner

Jolene Hayes, AICP

Senior Associate

Don Samdahl, PE, PTP


Mackenzie Watten

Travel Behavior Practice Leader

David Wasserman, AICP

Transportation Planner / Data Scientist

Jennifer Ziebarth

Senior Statistician / Transportation Planner

Fatemeh Ranaiefar

Freight Analyst

Michael Adamson

Transportation Engineer / Planner

Ron Milam, AICP, PTP

Director of Evolving the Status Quo

Jerry Walters, TE


Matthew Ridgway, AICP


Connect with Our Committee Members

Meghan Mitman, AICP

Pedestrians Committee, ITE Safety Council, ITE Coordinating Council

Mike Wallace

Emergency Evacuation Committee Research Coordinator

Jinghua Xu, PE

Urban Transportation Data and Information Committee

Ryan McClain, PE

ITE Complete Streets Council

Claude Strayer, PE

ITE Ped/Bike Standing Committee, ITE Coordinating Council

Fatemeh Ranaiefar

Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics Research Coordinator, Urban Freight Committee Communication Coordinator

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