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Office of Transportation Policy Studies Staff Directory

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
8th Floor
Routing Code: HPTS
Fax Number: (202) 366-3297
Hours of Operations: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 6:00pm EST

Name, Title, Phone Number Primary Responsibilities Backup Contact
Mary Zimmerman
Director
(202) 366-9232
Lead HPTS program of research supporting transportation policy development and strategic implementation planning. Ross Crichton
(202) 366-5027
Janet Hanley
Program Support Assistant
(202) 366-9233
Administrative office support

Investment and Economic Analysis Team

Name, Title, Phone Number Primary Responsibilities Backup Contact
Ross Crichton
Team Leader
(202) 366-5027
Lead development of biennial "Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance" Report to Congress (C&P Report). Conduct highway needs and investment analysis. Manage HPTS research program. David Luskin
(202) 366-6597
Stephen Sissel
Highway Engineer
(202) 366-5764
Project Manager for National Bridge Investment Analysis System (NBIAS). Co-author "Status of the Nation's Highway, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance" Report to Congress (C&P Report). Highway needs and Investment analysis and related research. Ross Crichton
(202) 366-5027
David Luskin
Economist
(202) 366-6597
Conduct research on transportation economics and finance. Project Manager for Highway Economic Requirements System (HERS). Co-author "Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridge And Transit: Conditions and Performance" Report to Congress (C&P Report). Highway Needs and investment analysis and related Research.
Bingxin Yu
Economist
(202) 366-6021
Conduct research and analysis of macroeconomic and microeconomic issues associated with transportation investments and policies. Co-author "Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance" Report to Congress (C&P Report).
Vacant
Economist
Conduct research on the impacts of transportation investments on system performance and the national economy. Produce analysis of economic benefits and costs of highway program options and regulations. Co-author “Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance" Report to Congress (C&P Report). Ross Crichton
(202) 366-5027

Policy Analysis Team

Name, Title, Phone Number Primary Responsibilities Backup Contact
Max Azizi
Team Leader
(202) 366-9237
Lead the development of analytic tools and data systems for policy analysis and evaluation. Conduct research studies to assess emerging issues that may affect transportation policy. Benjamin Hawkinson
(202) 366-5044
Getachew Mekonnen
Research Analyst
(202) 366-9254
Conduct national level policy studies regarding transportation infrastructure; highway user fee and financing; cost allocation; and truck size and weight studies. Max Azizi
(202) 366-9237
Benjamin Hawkinson
Research Analyst
(202) 366-5044
Conduct transportation policy studies concerning infrastructure needs and transportation resources. Manage/participate in national-level analyses of transportation infrastructure, financing, resiliency and megaregion policy studies.

Strategic Management Team

Name, Title, Phone Number Primary Responsibilities Backup Contact
Woody Stanley
Team Leader
(202) 366-9070
Coordinate the development of FHWA Strategic Implementation Plans and facilitate their use as a FHWA performance management tool. Support the development of the US DOT Strategic Plan, performance-based budgets, and performance reports. Matthew English
(202) 399-0281
Matthew English
Pathways Intern
(202) 399-0281
Provide analytical support for strategic planning processes and associated materials. Woody Stanley
(202) 366-9070
Mary Zimmerman
Director, HPTS
(202) 366-9233
Co-chair Performance Planning Steering Committee Woody Stanley
(202) 366-9070

Transportation Futures Team

Name, Title, Phone Number Primary Responsibilities Backup Contact
Heather Rose
Team Leader
(202) 366-5060
Manage the development of Policy research programs, outreach and coordination, and leadership in policy research. Erica Interrante
202) 366-5048
Erica Interrante
Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-5048
Manage transportation studies related to emerging issues in the areas of travel behavior, transportation planning and support of new technology initiatives. Heather Rose
(202) 366-5060
Melanie Becker
Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-6904
Manage transportation futures studies in the areas of performance management, rural futures, land use, and travel demand Erica Interrante
202) 366-5048
Vacant
Research Analyst
Manage transportation futures studies in the areas of demographics, performance management, and emerging social and Behavioral trends.
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