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KARIMI TO LEAD TRAFFIC ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR WSP | PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF IN NEW ENGLAND

Vahid Karimi has joined WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as a vice president and will serve as traffic engineering practice lead for New England, overseeing traffic planning and engineering design projects throughout the region.

 

GLASTONBURY, CT — Vahid Karimi has joined WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as a vice president and will serve as traffic engineering practice lead for New England, overseeing traffic planning and engineering design projects throughout the region.

Mr. Karimi has more than 34 years of experience in traffic engineering, signal system design, operation and safety improvement of highways/intersections, and land development projects. He has extensive experience in leading multidisciplinary engineering projects from inception to design and construction. He will draw on that background to help state agencies, municipalities, and private clients manage transportation infrastructure projects.

Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Mr. Karimi was a principal and director of traffic and systems engineering for a Connecticut engineering firm, responsible for statewide traffic engineering services for business development activities related to traffic, transportation systems, land development studies and permitting, engineering and the managing of traffic signal systems/ITS design projects.

“Vahid’s experience and leadership in the transportation industry will certainly strengthen WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s ability to service our public and private sector clients in New England,” said Anthony Moretti, Connecticut area manager.

Mr. Karimi is a registered professional engineer and a fellow with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Merrimack College with advanced training in signal system design at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Northwestern University. He is a member of the ITE traffic engineering council, transportation safety council, and transportation and development institute. He is also a member of the Connecticut section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

About WSP | Brinckerhoff

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 32,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wspgroup.com/usa; pbworld.com/usa.