Qualifications

VRPA Technologies, Inc. uniquely combines engineering expertise and professionalism with creative thinking and innovative problem solving.  The result is an extraordinary transportation engineering and planning firm that possesses the essential expertise as well as the ability to look across disciplinary boundaries for solutions others may overlook.  This innovative approach is evident by the expanse of services available to VRPA Technologies diverse clientele, which includes both the public and private sectors consisting of state governments, regional agencies, counties and cities, as well as private planning/engineering firms.  Each client receives what VRPA Technologies is known for…on time, on target, on budget professional service.

VRPA Technologies, Inc. offers comprehensive consulting services throughout the State of California, other Western States, and the East Coast.  Specialized fields of service include transportation planning/modeling, circulation and traffic engineering analysis, transportation demand and systems management, infrastructure financial planning, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) planning and integration, as well as mass transportation, bicycle, non-motorized, and aviation planning and design.  Furthermore, VRPA Technologies, Inc. has extensive experience in public outreach, land use modeling, regional housing needs assessment, environmental analysis, and air quality and noise planning and modeling.  VRPA has been very successful with development of complicated and controversial transportation projects because we also handle the public outreach components for those same projects with well-seasoned staff from around the State.  In a position to utilize this broad experience base is an energetic staff equipped with the necessary tools and “can do” attitude to ensure a successful outcome to every challenge undertaken.

The staff of VRPA Technologies, Inc. has accumulated over 150 years of professional planning and engineering experience.  Beyond the existing experience base, VRPA Technologies continuously seeks to further expand the experience level of the firm and its staff.  VRPA Technologies, Inc. prides itself on a desire to tackle unique projects from an innovative angle.  One such specialized experience is VRPA’s unique capability to convey technical engineering and planning information to the general public and political stakeholders.  VRPA Technologies conducts all public outreach activities in-house and often serves as a sub-consultant to other transportation firms for small and large projects.

VRPA Technologies, Inc. is always committed to providing continuous and direct consulting services to its clients and understands that the ability to respond to the immediate needs of its clients is often the key to a successful client/consultant relationship, resulting in viable projects of high quality.

Georgiena Vivian, President/Principal, founded VRPA Technologies, Inc. in 1988.  Under Ms. Vivian’s leadership, the firm has completed over 1,000 successful transportation planning/modeling, environmental, air quality planning, engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects.  With over forty-one (41) years of transportation planning, traffic engineering, public outreach, housing and land use planning, and environmental planning experience, Ms. Vivian has an unmatched knowledge of the transportation, planning and political environment in the Southern California and San Joaquin Valley regions.  Ms. Vivian’s capabilities in meeting client needs and finishing projects on budget and schedule is demonstrated through successful completion of projects ranging from large regional transportation plans with large public outreach components and technical environmental assessment to small development traffic and environmental impact assessment projects for local Cities and Counties where communication and outreach to the public and various stakeholders is critical to the success of the project.

VRPA Technologies is a registered Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) under the California Unified Certification Program, certified as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE), qualifying as an Under Utilized Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (UDBE), and is also a State of California Small Business/Microbusiness.