Fehr & Peers Tech Tour!

Moving LA ForwardOn Friday, February 10, we will be having a Tech Tour at the Fehr & Peers office in Santa Monica, led by Jill Liu!

Interested in joining us? Complete and submit the online form by 10pm Sunday, February 5!

Jill Y. Liu is a Senior Transportation Engineer at Fehr & Peers. Ms. Liu has over five years of experience in transportation planning. She received her Master Degree at the University of California at Berkeley.  She has been actively involved in the environmental documentation and/or preliminary engineering and for the Honolulu High Capacity Transit Corridor project on Oahu, Hawaii and for several transit corridor studies in the greater Los Angeles area, including the Crenshaw-Prairie Boulevard Transit Corridor, the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project from Azusa to Montclair Extension and the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Four Quadrant Gate Study.

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Fehr & Peers specializes in providing transportation planning and traffic engineering services to public and private sector clients.  They emphasize the development of creative, cost-effective, and results-oriented solutions to planning and design problems associated with all modes of transportation.  Rather than trying to offer a multi-disciplined approach, they choose to focus on being the best traffic engineering and transportation planning consulting firm.  Fehr & Peers offer specialized expertise in the following areas:

  • Traffic Operations & Simulation
  • Smart Growth Planning
  • Traffic Engineering Design
  • Land Use & Transportation Planning
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning and Design
  • Travel Demand Forecasting
  • Transit Planning & Simulation
  • Traffic Calming
  • Safety

Maintaining this singular focus on transportation enables them to provide state-of-the-practice expertise to our clients.  They are nationally-recognized experts in these areas as evidenced by the fact that we routinely publish many professional papers, serve on national committees, and teach courses to others in the industry.   Fehr & Peers has 13 offices and 200 employees.  The Santa Monica office has 30 staff. Their recent project awards/recognition includes:

  • American Planning Association – 2010 Outstanding Comprehensive Planning Award, Small Jurisdiction (City of Santa Monica Land Use and Circulation Element)
  • American Planning Association California – 2009 Best Practices Award (California Pedestrian Safety Assessments Program)
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers Planning Council – 2009 Best Program Award (California Pedestrian Safety Assessments Program)
  • National Complete Streets Coalition – Sacramento Transportation and Air Quality Collaborative’s Best Practices for Complete Streets, 2005

Fehr & Peers does currently have an opening for an internship, so bring your updated resume! Make sure to read their brochure on who they are and what they’re looking for!

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