Amy is an associate planner whose range of experience includes complete streets planning, systemic safety analysis, pedestrian and bicyclist safety, transportation impact analysis, long range planning, CEQA compliance, and grant writing. She brings particular expertise in the thoughtful analysis of project issues, using an approach that considers client and stakeholder needs, local concerns and political climate, and community engagement objectives – with the goal of achieving consensus around proposed transportation improvements. Amy is skilled at conveying technical information clearly to community members. She is also adept at collaborating with organizations and agencies to determine the assumptions and parameters to be used for analysis of a given project. She has assisted local agencies by evaluating their policies and programs against state-of-the-practice ones to identify transportation improvement opportunities. Prior to joining Kittelson, Amy worked as a bilingual educator in Salinas, CA.