Paul Nelson Joins Howard Stein Hudson as Manager of Transportation Planning
January 24, 2019
Howard Stein Hudson (HSH) is pleased to welcome Paul Nelson as the Manager of Transportation Planning. Paul has jumped right into his role, working directly on projects for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). As the Manager of Transportation Planning, Paul will be involved in all aspects of HSH’s transportation planning work and the linkages to other services, such as traffic engineering, civil engineering, and construction. Paul is an experienced transportation planner with considerable public sector experience at state, regional, and municipal agencies managing transportation and corridor planning studies and projects, traffic impact studies, transportation demand analyses, and long-range transportation plans.
I am very excited to have Paul leading our transportation planning team. His wealth of experience will be a great resource for both our clients and our staff. – Keri Pyke, P.E., PTOE, Principal of Planning
Prior to joining HSH, Paul spent four years working for a private, non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing Boston’s Longwood Medical Area (LMA) neighborhood. He was responsible for all transportation planning activities focused on addressing issues with the local and regional transportation system serving the LMA to support development and growth as a special district for a variety of medical, academic, scientific, and cultural institutions.
Earlier in his career, as Manager of Corridor Planning for MassDOT, Paul was responsible for oversight of all corridor planning staff and activities within the Office of Transportation Planning with a concentration on long-range transportation improvements, intermodal freight movement, and implementation of MassDOT’s healthy transportation and sustainability programs. Paul holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with a transportation concentration from Northeastern University and a Bachelor’s degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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