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Richard Denney
Operations Specialist
10 South Howard Street, Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201

Ph: (410) 962-4796
FAX: (410) 962-4586
richard.denney@dot.gov

Experience
Began working in field in 1980
Joined FHWA in 2010

Education
•    Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
•    Master of Science, Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Expertise/Specialty
•    Traffic Signal Systems
•    Freeway Management
•    Data Communications
•    Standards, Specification and Testing
•    Systems Engineering
•    National and Regional ITS Architecture
•    Adaptive Traffic Signal Control Technologies
•    Traffic Signal Timing and Operation

Licenses and Registrations
•    Professional Engineer Texas
•    Professional Engineer Virginia
•    Professional Engineer Florida
•    Professional Engineer Nevada
•    Professional Engineer Michigan

Professional Associations
•    Institute of Transportation Engineers, Fellow
•    TRB Traffic Signal Systems Committee
•    Chair, Field Management Stations Working Group, NTCIP Joint Committee

Professional Highlights
•    Provides technical expertise nationwide in traffic operations, systems engineering, architecture, and ITS technology areas

•    National Highway Institute Master Trainer and Certified Instructor

•    Co-Developed Model Systems Engineering Documents for Adaptive Signal Control Technologies, and has developed and delivered numerous systems engineering workshops assisting agencies in implementing these model documents.

•    Developed and delivered workshops on the application of systems engineering to a wide range of ITS applications areas.

•    Guided regional traffic signal agencies on planning, management, and operations practices.

•    Experience managing traffic signal system design, operations and maintenance for large local agencies

•    Developed and teaches courses in traffic signal design and operations, and has taught a range of other topics including project management, standards ITS deployment, and congestion management technologies

•    Developed systems engineering documentation, including Concepts of Operation, Requirements Documents, Design Documents, Test Plans and Procedures, Test Reports, and Traceability Matrices for all aspects of transportation projects, including standards, traffic signal control, freeway management systems, dynamic-message sign systems and deployments, and regional ITS architectures.

•    Developed several metropolitan regional ITS Architectures

•    Extensive project management experience, including design of a number of large-scale traffic signal and traffic management systems

•    Authored report on traffic signal timing in congested networks

•    Authored report on a basic service concept for traffic signal operations management

•    Conducted research and is widely published on traffic operations, standards, and systems engineering topics

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