Passenger Rail Market Lead, US
Laura’s leadership roles in the public transportation sector have featured innovative comprehensive plans, streamlined environmental reviews, partnerships with private industry, and the successful execution of multiple strategic initiatives.
Laura’s expertise extends to the rehabilitation and operation of a short-line railroad, as well as coordinating resiliency funding efforts following Tropical Storms Sandy and Irene.
In the private sector, she has excelled in conducting feasibility studies, master plans, intercity corridor planning and business cases, and in developing interagency agreements and governance structures that foster cross-jurisdictional transit and fixed-guideway programs.
Known for her proficiency in working with clients to devise strategic investments and project approaches on tight timelines, Laura helps clients unlock comprehensive benefit cases leading to many significant grant awards for U.S. Departments of Transportation.