As an Associate Principal | Transportation Planner with KTUA, Joe Punsalan manages large-scale active transportation planning projects such as complete street plans and corridor studies; active transportation plans; first/last mile connectivity and transit supportive plans; and trail and accessibility studies. He is responsible for scope development; data analysis; public engagement and facilitation of walk and roll audits and demonstration projects; report writing; grant writing and reporting; and staff and consultant team management.
Joe is a regular presenter at conferences sharing about the unique planning and outreach approaches from various projects. As an avid cyclist, Joe has knowledge of roadway conditions and obstacles that face cyclists and pedestrians every day. Additionally, Joe has a background in GIS for mapping, research and analysis. Joe holds a B.A. in Geography from Sacramento State, and holds certificates as an ITE Professional Transportation Planner, LEED Green Associate, and GIS Professional.
B.A. Geography, Sacramento State, 1998
2014 ITE Professional Transportation Planner; LEED Green Associate; 2006 GISP, GIS Certification Institute League of American Bicyclists League Certified Instructor #2005
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