Jeffrey Schultz has been named a senior principal technical specialist in the Glastonbury, Conn. office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, planning, engineering and program/construction management organization. Parsons Brinckerhoff is serving as the program manager to the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), overseeing implementation of new passenger rail service along the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) rail corridor. In his new position, Schultz will be responsible for service and operations planning, including fleet, schedule, maintenance and service amenities issues for the program, which will see new Amtrak and CTDOT train service on the NHHS rail corridor beginning in 2016.
Schultz has over 20 years of experience in the passenger rail and rail freight industries. Prior to joining Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was a project manager with the Washington State Department of Transportation, responsible for managing a variety of capital projects. He also served as a Rail Operations and Technical Expert and a Transportation Planning Specialist with the agency. He previously served as a Transportation Demand Management Program Manager with the Washington State Energy Office.
Schultz holds an MS in transportation geography from San Diego State University and a BA in geography and political science from Drake University. He has a Project Management Professional certificate from the Project Management Institute.