Erik Ruehr, Director of Traffic Engineering with VRPA Technologies, Inc., has over thirty years of experience in traffic engineering and transportation planning. Prior to joining VRPA, Mr. Ruehr worked with JHK & Associates, BRW, and the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments. Mr. Ruehr’s experience covers a broad range of traffic engineering and transportation planning specialties. He has extensive experience in the preparation of traffic forecasts for regional transportation plans, corridor studies, and traffic impact analyses and has applied traffic forecasts in a variety of planning, operational, and design projects. Mr. Ruehr’s traffic engineering experience includes Intelligent Transportation Systems, traffic signal systems, traffic engineering design, traffic signal timing, and parking. He is a registered as a Civil Engineer and Traffic Engineer in California and as a Professional Engineer in Washington, Oregon, Minnesota, and Florida. Mr. Ruehr has served with the Transportation Research Board’s Highway Capacity Committee and has contributed to the 2000 and 2010 versions of the Highway Capacity Manual.