Jessica is a key contributing Associate Planner at KAI. Although she was trained as a civil engineer, Jessica discovered a passion for planning several years into her career. Her multifaceted expertise in both engineering and planning has made her a valuable, unique addition to project teams. She has a keen ability to think through and solve complex technical issues without losing focus on the big picture, client needs, and community values. Her experiences cover a vast array of projects stretching across the nation, but her work has focused predominantly in transportation planning in the state of Florida, with a majority of efforts occurring in the southernmost counties. Jessica's areas of expertise include regional and long range transportation planning; corridor analysis; performance measurement and prioritization; transit planning; growth management; transportation policy; interchange design and review; freeway operations; public involvement; and public agency coordination.