Transit/rail expert Lindsay Wood rejoins HNTB in Austin

Wood brings more than a decade of experience helping expand and improve mobility across the state of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (Aug. 17, 2020) – Lindsay Wood, PE, has rejoined HNTB Corporation as senior project manager and associate vice president, based in the firm’s Austin office.

Lindsay WoodIn this role, Wood helps lead a variety of public transit projects, both in Austin and across the state, including engagement in the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Blue and Gold Lines that will help connect Austin Bergstrom International Airport with downtown Austin, the University of Texas and Austin Community College. HNTB currently is providing planning and preliminary design services to Capital Metro for work on these 8- and 6-mile rapid transit corridors.

In addition to assisting on key projects with Capital Metro throughout her 14-year career, Wood has helped deliver transit planning and design contracts for several other agencies in Texas, including Houston METRO, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, VIA Metropolitan Transit, the Gulf Coast Rail District, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and the Texas Department of Transportation.

Prior to rejoining HNTB, Wood served as regional transit and rail market leader for another consulting firm.

Wood is a graduate of the University of Texas and is involved in various industry organizations. She is the immediate past president of the Women’s Transportation Seminar Heart of Texas Chapter and an active member of the American Public Transportation Association.

HNTB’s work in south and central Texas includes serving as both general planning consultant and general engineering consultant to Capital Metro, providing comprehensive professional services to VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio as well as a variety of services to various districts of the Texas Department of Transportation and serving as the program manager for bond programs for Hays, Travis and Williamson counties.