Howard Stein Hudson Announces Tom Tinlin as Associate Principal

July 01, 2019

Today, we are pleased to announce that Tom Tinlin has joined our ownership team as an Associate Principal.

Tom leads a talented group of transportation planners and civil engineers and brings skills in of shepherding projects across all facets of the company as well as through the community and regulatory process, in helping clients realize their visions. At the center of mobility and transportation in Boston and beyond for the past 30 years, Tom has a unique perspective on the merits and challenges facing our clients and develops strategies to bring vision to reality. Tom works with our exceptional team to deliver modern sustainable projects in a seamless manner.

Tom Stokes, President and CEO, noted “Tom’s leadership, coupled with our comprehensive approach, helps our clients by engaging with one team that provides all their needs and streamlines the transportation, permitting, and construction processes.  Tom also brings a unique perspective and understanding of the transportation network paired with an expertise that produces solutions.  We are thrilled that as an owner in the firm, he is further invested in HSH’s future direction.”

Tom has a natural understanding and deep expertise in advancing projects to completion. In addition, Tom’s has considerable knowledge of current public sector operations as well as the challenges facing development.  Tom served as MassDOT’s Highway Administrator from 2015 to 2017, and the longest-serving Commissioner of the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) in the City’s history (from 2006-2015).

“My wife Heather and I are so excited to take the next step in our relationship here at Howard Stein Hudson.  As a career public servant, I had no idea what to expect but frankly, this has gone so much better than we could have imagined.  The relationships that I have been fortunate to make here have turned to friendships.  We also share a special bond  to deliver for our clients in a way that respects, them and all stakeholders.  Simply stated we are in this for the long haul as we continue to grow, excel, and deliver.” remarked Tom Tinlin

Tom received the Ray LaHood award from WTS Boston in 2018 for his work on the advancement of women in transportation.  He also received the 2017 American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Professional Transportation Manager of the Year for his work on the All Electronic Tolling conversion.  He received the Norman Leventhal Visionary in Transportation award from A Better City in 2017.