James Hamre

Senior Principal

James (Jim) Hamre is a transportation planner with a successful forty-one-year career in production, performance, and innovation in the field of municipal public works and transportation projects. He offers proven accomplishment in roles that have ranged from transit planning and operations to program budgeting, project funding, and completion of facility design and construction. As a regional transportation leader, Jim has been directly engaged in many significant transportation studies, initiatives, and projects throughout Northern Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Suburban Maryland. His experience includes studies that led to implementation of redesigned bus services and networks; completion and renovation of the Metrorail network; creation of paratransit, accessible taxi, commuter assistance, local bus, and commuter railroad services; expansion of the High Occupancy Vehicle/High Occupancy Toll network, including Bus Rapid Transit facilities and local bus lanes; and construction of bus stations, terminals, stops, and garages. He has also been a regional leader in meeting challenges to bus operations and facilities posed by inclement weather, traffic incidents, rail accidents, labor shortages, regional events, terrorist attacks, budget constraints, and fleet and facility issues.

Projects James has worked on