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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
Michael Nesbitt
Acting Director
(202) 366–1179
Lead HPTS program of research supporting transportation policy development and strategic implementation planning. Ross Crichton
(202) 366–5027
Economic Investment Strategies 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. Bingxin Yu
(202) 366–6021
Stephen Sissel
Highway Engineer
(202) 366–5764
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. Khadija Ngozi-Bullock
(202) 366–3094
Bingxin Yu
Economist
(202) 366–6021
Conduct economic analysis on the measurement and distribution of transportation investments and policies. Conduct research on behavior economics of traveler behavior. 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
Valentin Vulov
Economist
(202) 366–9474
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). Charles Noble
(202) 366–5026
Khadija Ngozi-Bullock
Transportation Research Analyst
(202) 366–3094
Project Manager for National Bridge Investment Analysis System (NBIAS) and Highway Economic Requirements System (HERS). Co-author of the "Status of the Nation's Highway, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance" Report to Congress (C&P Report). Co-manage and conduct Highway needs and investment analysis and related research. Ross Crichton
(202) 366–5027
Charles Noble
Economist
(202) 366–5026
Review benefit-cost analyses for discretionary grant project proposals. Conduct research on how transportation infrastructure affects the spatial allocation of economic activity. Perform GIS and coding tasks in support of other research projects. Ross Crichton
(202) 366–5027
Policy and Strategy Analysis Team
Name, Title, Phone Number Primary Responsibilities Backup Contact
Michael Nesbitt
(202) 366–1179
Team Leader
(202) 366–6021
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. Heather Rose
(202) 366–5060
Chuck Rombro
Detailee, FHWA Strategic Management
(202) 366–6066
Coordinate the development of FHWA Strategic Plans and facilitate their use as a FHWA performance management tool. Support the development of the US DOT Strategic Plan. Michael Nesbitt
(202) 366–1179
Heather Rose
Senior Transportation Futures Policy Analyst
(202) 366–5060
Manage the development of Policy research programs, outreach and coordination, and leadership in policy research. Michael Nesbitt
(202) 366–1179
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. Michael Nesbitt
(202) 366–1179
Mona Asudegi
Economist
(202) 366–1714
Conduct analysis of emerging trends and new technologies, geo-spatial, and socio-demographic patterns to understand the relationships between multi-modal transportation policy choices and the economy. Michael Nesbitt
(202) 366–1179
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, and resiliency policy studies. Getachew Mekonnen
(202) 366–9254
Jasmy Methipara
Research Analyst
(202) 366–4073
Conduct transportation policy studies concerning travel behavior trends and future policy needs. Manage/participate in national-level analyses of transportation safety, alternative modes and travel behavior data. Heather Rose
(202) 366–5060

 

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