Karimi to Lead Traffic Engineering Services for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff in New England
GLASTONBURY, CT Vahid Karimi joins 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.
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, 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.
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.