Nitsch Engineering is pleased to announce that, having completed a traffic management course, Transportation Department Manager Fayssal J. Husseini, PE, LEED Green Associate, has been certified as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE). The PTOE is a national certification overseen by the Transportation Professional Certification Board, in affiliation with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), that requires a high level of knowledge, skill, and ability in the specialized application of traffic operations engineering.
As one of only 56 PTOEs in Massachusetts, Mr. Husseini has demonstrated an in-depth understanding of industry standards for traffic design, including the Highway Capacity Manual, published by the Transportation Research Board; Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, published by ITE in collaboration with American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA); A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, published by AASHTO; and numerous other ITE guidelines.
Mr. Husseini has 26 years of experience in providing transportation and traffic engineering services. He is an active ITE member, as well as an adjunct professor and member of the Advisory Board for the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. in Transportation Engineering from Northeastern University.