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Joel Carlson, P.Eng.

Vice President, Canada

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Joel has over 10 years of experience completing transportation systems assignments in industry and academia.

Joel specializes in transportation safety assessments specific to transportation of dangerous goods; urban, regional and national level goods movement and supply chain studies; and passenger and freight rail planning (intercity/commuter rail and multimodal facilities).

At CPCS, he has managed or supported nearly 50 consulting assignments regarding passenger and freight transportation at local, regional and national levels. Prior to his career at CPCS, he worked at CN and at the SNCF Company in research, engineering and planning capacities.

Joel obtained his Master’s in Transportation and Engineering Systems from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 


Master of Science, Transportation and Engineering Systems, MIT

CPCS publication:

Why I moved to Calgary to open a new CPCS office

3 fun facts:

  • Is of Italian heritage and channels his inner “nonna” by making homemade pasta and sauce
  • Enjoys downhill and cross-country skiing
  • Grew up in Prince Rupert, BC, a small city home to one of Canada’s largest ports

Contact Joel

P: +1 613-237-2500