Benefits of Working With Us
We focus on solutions that are safe, effective and designed to promote the long-term vitality of local communities.
Through our personalized, multi-faceted oversight, we help protect local municipalities’ interests and advocate for their residents.
We measure, analyze, and forecast future travel demands, including design of bike and pedestrian facilities, and more.
We find sources of funding for maintenance and future transportation projects and develop policy related to impact fees.
Robert E. Goetz P.E.
Principal/Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Goetz is an original employee of Trans Associates (TA) and has over 30 years of experience in transportation engineering. In addition to serving as the firm’s CEO and managing the overall technical and administrative functions of the Pittsburgh office, he is also responsible for overseeing the firm’s traffic engineering services.
F. James Prisk, P.E.
Principal/Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Prisk is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and operation of all TA offices. As his experience in the transportation field is quite broad, having completed many engineering design and environmental projects for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC), West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in addition to other public clients, private clients, and consultants, Mr. Prisk also manages major design projects.
Regis J. Aul, P.E.
Mr. Aul, who joined TA in 1992 to establish the firm’s highway design services group, has over 35 years of experience with nearly all facets of transportation design. He continues to be responsible for the firm’s highway and roadway design services, including directing and supervising design teams, overall quality assurance, and project management for major design projects. He was instrumental in developing TA’s client/agency-focused approach to design management and deliverables.
Cynthia A. Jampole, P.E.
Principal/Transportation Planning and Parking Services
An original employee of TA, Ms. Jampole has over 30 years of experience in traffic planning and traffic impact studies, as well as parking, comprehensive, and master planning studies. Ms. Jampole manages the firm’s parking and multimodal planning and design services sector.Ms. Jampole has performed traffic and parking studies for nearly all types of developments including event centers, residential neighborhoods, shopping centers and districts, commercial office parks, and parking garages.
Mark C. Szewcow, P.E.
Principal/Traffic Design Services
Mr. Szewcow began his career with TA in 1991 and currently manages the firm’s Traffic Signal and Signal System Design Services, which he has provided for a multitude of public and private clients and applications.Having been involved with all facets of traffic engineering and having managed signal and system design services since 2000, his familiarity with industry standards and innovation are key to identifying appropriate solutions for our clients