Transpo Group acquires Los Angeles based Ryan Snyder Associates

Jan 12, 2016, 11:00 ET from Transpo Group

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transpo Group is proud to announce the acquisition of Ryan Snyder Associates in Los Angeles, CA. For the past 25 years, Ryan has been recognized as a leading international expert in active transportation planning. He has prepared numerous transportation plans focusing on pedestrians, bicycles, and transit throughout California and has been involved in lawmaking at the state level and ordinance drafting at the local level. He teaches the national Pedestrian Safety Design course for the Federal Highway Administration and is a Nationally Certified Safe Routes to School Instructor. He currently teaches a graduate course on transportation planning at the UCLA Urban Planning Department. Ryan coordinated the development of the Model Design Manual for Living Streets, used as the basis for street design manuals in many cities across the US. He also serves on the Bicycle Technical Committee of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Ryan is an active member of the Congress for the New Urbanism, the American Planning Association, and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Planners.

"Ryan Snyder is a leading expert in the urbanism movement and has been instrumental in helping shape policy in Southern California," says Transpo CEO Bruce Haldors. "His focus on active transportation planning, teaching, and presence in the California market is the perfect fit for our growth. Even more important is the alignment of our values and the great mentoring and leadership he can provide throughout our entire organization both in the US and internationally."  

Ryan has led the development of bicycle and pedestrian plans for hundreds of communities including San Diego, Santa Barbara, Burbank, West Hollywood, Riverside, Pasadena, Fullerton, Anaheim, and Glendale.

"I'm very excited about combining my expertise with the capacity and breadth of services Transpo provides.  Transpo is the perfect fit for helping provide even greater depth, breadth, and resources to serve clients as they develop transportation system plans that reduce global warming gases and create opportunities to safely walk and bicycle and that enhance the health and livability of our neighborhoods," says Ryan Snyder.

Ryan Snyder will become a Principal at Transpo Group, leading an office based in Los Angeles.  Ryan can be reached in our Los Angeles office at (310) 475-3895 or (800) 593-0597, or via email at

About Transpo Group
Transpo Group is a specialty transportation planning and engineering services firm with offices in Washington, California, and the Middle East. At Transpo, we plan and design transportation systems for people — not just drivers of cars and trucks, but also the pedestrians and cyclists who share these systems. We create connected solutions that enable a sustainable tomorrow for communities of all sizes, and still get everyone safely where they need to go today. Our team of engineers, planners, and technical resources includes­ a full range of skilled experts that have assisted clients with transportation planning and traffic engineering services since 1975.

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