Michael Babusci P.E., PTOE, CPM
New Kensington, PA 15068
Michael Babusci is a senior level Transportation Engineering Manager with nearly 35 years of progressive working experience. He is experienced in corporate level management, transportation department management, program management, project management, project administration, business development, technical task management, report preparation, plans presentation, bid document preparation, and public meeting facilitation. His technical emphasis is in the fields of traffic and transportation engineering, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) planning, and traffic related research. He has been a Project Manager on multi-year, multi-million dollar transportation projects as both a private consultant and a public agent. Most recently Mike served as the Company-wide Transportation Practice Area Leader for a 200+ employee engineering firm in Pennsylvania. Michael has also been certified as a Professional Project Manager by two of his past employers and recognized as a Professional Associated by Parsons Brinckerhoff.
May 2017 to August 2018.
Allegheny County Department of Public Works
March 2015 to May 2017.
Fibercon International, Inc.
Evans City, Pennsylvania,
March 2013 to August 2014.
Broadview Real Estate, Inc.
March 2012 to March 2013.
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.
December 1998 to August 2011.
University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
September 2008 to December, 2011.
Adjunct Professor (Part Time)
Chatham University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
January 2008 to May 2011.
Adjunct Professor (Part Time).
Michael Baker Jr. Inc.
March 1993 to December 1998.
GAI Consultants Inc.
May 1985 to March 1993.
New Jersey Department of Transportation
Mount Laurel, New Jersey;
June 1984 to May 1985.
Pivirotto Real Estate
May 1982 to June 1984.
As the Transportation Practice Area Leader for HRG, Mike was responsible for managing the delivery of all roadway, bridge, and traffic projects completed by the firm. Specifically, this required; leading the selection process for project pursuits, assuring project delivery adhered to the appropriate QA/QC procedures, reviewing project performance, managing higher profile projects, promoting training, education, and technical awareness among employees, and interacting with regional technical managers, regional vice presidents, and office managers in areas of project delivery and corporate management.
As Program Manager for Allegheny County Mike managed a wide range of projects and programs specific to the County’s needs which include roadway betterment design projects, the county’s traffic count program, roadway weight restriction program, municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4) program, traffic impact studies, etc.
As a Department Manager at Parsons Brinckerhoff, Mike managed a group which included seven engineers and planners. In addition to providing traffic support for the “in-house” civil-highway and structures groups, the traffic and transportation planning group would pursue their own projects both locally and within the Parsons Brinckerhoff family of companies.
Some of Mike’s more notable projects included the following.
U.S. Route 422 Improvement Master Plan, Armstrong and Indiana Counties, PA. Mike served as Project Manager for a multi-year multi-phased project ($3.5 million agreement) for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (District 10-0). The purpose of the project was to investigate the transportation needs of the Route 422 corridor (18.5 mile long, two-lane roadway) between Kittanning and Indiana, identify appropriate improvements, develop a program prioritization plan, and conduct preliminary engineering and final design for select corridor projects.
PENNDOT Traffic Safety Research Project. Mike served as Project Manager on this five year, open-end contract to conduct safety related research for PENNDOT’s Bureau of Planning and Research and PENNDOT’s Department of Highway Safety and Traffic Engineering. More than eight individual work orders were completed as a part of this project
City of Pittsburgh’s Computerized Traffic Responsive Traffic Control System. This project provided the City of Pittsburgh with a centralized signal software system that linked the operation of 154 traffic signals in Pittsburgh’s Central Business District. Mike was the Deputy Manager in charge of analysis for the project.
Forbes and Market Street Reconstruction Project. As a Subconsultant to SAI Consultants PB asked Mr. Babusci to serve as their Project Manager. PB’s design responsibilities included the curb to curb redesign of a seven-block section of Forbes Avenue and approximately a two-block section of Market Street.
North Shore Traffic Model, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA. PB had a number of contracts with different clients in association with the redevelopment of Pittsburgh’s North Shore for the construction of PNC Park and Heinz Field. Mr. Babusci served as the Project Manager responsible for the development of the traffic models used to identify the impacts associated with proposed improvements on the North Shore as well as the construction of two professional league sports facilities.
Airport Busway and Wabash HOV, Allegheny County, PA. Mr. Babusci served as Baker’s Traffic Task Manager on the design of the 8.1-mile long Airport Busway for the Port Authority of Allegheny County. The project was divided into eight different design sections and Mike was responsible for managing the traffic design elements for the project. This also included developing the preliminary operation plan for the Wabash HOV facility.
McKnight Road Traffic Signal Upgrade, Allegheny County, PA. Mr. Babusci served as Baker’s Project Manager on this project which involved the preparation of design and contract bid documents for a closed loop traffic signal system that interconnected 11 signalized intersections in Ross Township and the Town of McCandless. The project scope included the monitoring and inspection of construction.
Corridor H, Northeastern West Virginia, Northwestern Virginia. As Baker’s Traffic Task Manager, Mike was responsible for the development of the traffic model that encompassed the entire 113 mile corridor between Elkins, West Virginia and Strasburg, Virginia.
In addition to his work as a traffic engineer, Mr. Babusci has experience with forensic investigation, public water system design, the preparation of contract specifications for site development, the preparation of environmental permit applications, and construction monitoring.
Mr. Babusci has taught graduate level courses at the University of Pittsburgh and Chatham University as an adjunct professor.
At the University of Pittsburgh he taught CEE-2711, Intelligent Transportation Systems Operation and Design.
At Chatham University he taught LAR-654, Highway Design and Sustainable Transportation. Mr. Babusci has also represented the Off Highway Vehicle Community.
As a founding member of the Pennsylvania Off Highway Vehicle Association (PAOHV) Mike served as the organizations first Executive director and regularly worked with Pennsylvania legislators, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the United State Forest Service, and the American Motorcyclist and ATV Associations.
Mike currently serves as the Vice Chairperson of Plum Borough’s Planning Commission.
Detailed task descriptions for employment history are available in Mr. Babusci’s comprehensive resume.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS
Professional Engineer (PE), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, October 1997.
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE), Institute of Transportation Engineers, July 2011.
NICET Level II Certification, National Society of Professional Engineers, October 1986 (inactive).
Licensed Real Estate Sales Person, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1981.
University of Pittsburgh; MS, Civil Engineering, 1999
University of Pittsburgh; BS, Civil Engineering, 1984
Mr. Babusci has also accumulated more than 600 Continuing Education hours of formal instruction primarily in the areas of project management and transportation engineering.
He has also attended more than 30 professional conferences or seminars.
A detailed list of continuing education seminars and professional conferences attended by Mr. Babusci is available upon request.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Mr. Babusci has conducted presentations at local, national, and international conferences on more than 20 occasions. He also has authored or co-authored more than five articles or publications. A detailed list of publications and presentations can be found in Mr. Babusci’s comprehensive resume.
Comprehensive Resume and
References Available upon Request