Michelle has over 30 years of local government and consulting experience managing and preparing feasibility studies, land use plans, multi-modal plans, environmental plans, and EIS/EA/CE documents under NEPA/SEPA for DOT transportation projects, as well as many other types of public and private projects.
She is certified in conflict resolution and is experienced with leading public involvement programs including agency and local officials’ meetings, facilitating public meetings, and generating project newsletters and website text.
Michelle holds a BS in Biological Sciences from California Polytechnic State University and has earned certification granted by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
Rajit has 15 years of transportation planning and engineering experience and has managed more than 100 projects of varying complexity for clients statewide. He is proficient in state and federal policies and procedures and has completed numerous projects involving Complete Streets, multimodal design, streetscapes, and bicycle and pedestrian improvements utilizing AASHTO and NACTO guidelines.
Additionally, Rajit’s expertise spans greenway facilities, feasibility studies, SEPA/NEPA, urban planning, environmental screening, permitting, parking, traffic noise analysis, and grant assistance. A proven project engineer, he leads multi-disciplinary teams with a focus on planning, collaboration, and engaging project stakeholders effectively.
Rajit holds a MS in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Technology Civil Engineering from the University of Kerala. He also holds a NCDOT Complete Streets Certification.
Kaitlyn Forbes, AICP, CNU-A has 6 years of private sector experience in urban design, urban planning, zoning and land use. Kaitlyn has experience in current and long-range planning, urban design, and land use matters. Her expertise includes current and long-range Planning, Urban Design, Development Analysis and Review, Zoning, Land-Use matters, and effective Community Engagement.
Kaitlyn holds a Bachelor of Urban Planning and Development, and a Master’s degree in Urban Design from Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. She is certified through the America Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is a member of the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA), the Broward County Chapter of the APA, and the Congress for the New Urbanism.
Kaitlyn also has professional affiliations with the APA-National Chapter and the APA-Urban Design Division. In addition, she served with the New York State Office of Climate Change, where she aided in the successful launch of the Climate Smart Communities (CSC) certification program, which is an interagency effort with the goals of reducing greenhouse emissions, preparing for the impact of climate change, and saving taxpayer money.
Daniel is certified through the America Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and has seven years of Florida-based, transportation planning experience. He specializes in publicly managed transportation systems on a national level and delivers technical support and policy guidance to a host of governments, boards, and transportation-related agencies in diverse capacities.
Daniel holds a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University.
Monique offers exceptional planning experience and has provided technical support and policy guidance to transportation-related clients including state departments of transportation, municipal governments, and regional planning organizations.
Monique holds a master’s degree in Religion, and bachelor’s degrees in both Biochemistry and Religion from Florida State University.