Stantec Welcomes Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Expert to Georgia Transportation Team
Atlanta, GA, NYSE, TSX:STN: Michael (Mike) Holt, PE, PTOE, has joined Stantec, a leading global design and engineering firm, as a principal in its Transportation practice. Based in the firm’s Atlanta office, Holt brings nearly 30 years of experience in traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems (ITS) throughout the Southeastern US.
An established expert in advanced traffic and ITS engineering, Holt has led a variety of transportation projects across the region including traffic studies, traffic signal design, communications design, ITS device design, signal timing, and tolling. In his role at Stantec, Holt will be focused on growing the firm’s Atlanta Transportation practice and providing leadership to its traffic engineering and ITS practice throughout Georgia and the Carolinas.
“The ongoing evolution in the way we move throughout our communities has created a rising demand for safer and more effective integrated transportation infrastructure,” said Rick Day, Vice President, Transportation Regional Business Leader (US Mid-Atlantic & South), at Stantec. “Mike’s in-depth expertise in new and emerging transportation systems allows us to better serve clients seeking to update roadways for the needs of today and the demands of tomorrow.”
In his prior positions as a county traffic engineer, engineering consultant, and contractor, Holt has developed an in-depth understanding of project demands, challenges, and forward-thinking solutions. He has worked on several ITS design-build projects, serving as consultant design manager, and contractor design-build coordinator. Holt has also managed several on-call contracts and provided quality control reviews for ITS, signal design, safety and operational improvement projects.
Holt is a graduate of Clemson University, where he has served as a guest lecturer. He is also a Fellow and Past President of the Georgia section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and Past President of the Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia.
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