Robert E. Goetz P.E.

Principal/Chief Executive Officer

Bob 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, Bob is also responsible for overseeing the firm’s traffic engineering services.

Bob has successfully managed a diverse mix of traffic impact studies for development projects that include retail, office, mixed-use, residential, schools, hospitals, and universities. His municipal experience includes traffic study reviews, transportation impact fee studies, ordinance reviews, speed and sight distance studies and preparing transportation funding applications. He has also managed a number of “on-call” service contracts for State Departments of Transportation. As an authority on land use transportation planning issues, Bob is often called upon to speak at various transportation and planning industry conferences.

Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (Transportation) from Pennsylvania State University, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.


Regis J. Aul, P.E.

Principal/Design Services

Rege joined TA in 1992 to establish the firm’s highway design services group, and has over 40 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.

Prior to joining TA, Rege was employed by the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering, and Wilbur Smith Associates, where he gained valuable design experience, as well as directing and performing various levels of inspection for nearly 1,000 bridges in Pennsylvania and New York.

Rege holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio.

Cynthia A. Jampole, P.E.

Principal/Transportation Planning and Parking Services

An original employee of TA, Cindy has over 30 years of experience in traffic planning and engineering as well as parking, comprehensive, and master planning studies. Cindy manages the firm’s parking, transportation and multimodal planning services sector. She has extensive experience with the transportation aspects of master plan studies for Universities, Colleges, and Hospitals, providing services to optimize traffic access and circulation, loading areas, parking and multi-modal transportation.

Cindy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Ohio. She is a fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and her professional affiliations include the Pennsylvania Parking Association (PPA), the University of Pittsburgh Civil Engineering Alumni Club (Past President), and the Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP).

Mark C. Szewcow, P.E.

Principal/Traffic Design Services

Mark 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. Mark’s efforts won the Pennsylvania Partnership for Higher Quality Award given by the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors, and the FHWA Excellence in Design Award for Intelligent Transportation Systems given by the Federal Highway Administration.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and Ohio.