HDR has promoted Janet Gonzalez to transportation sustainability director. Based in the Chicago office, Gonzalez will work to grow HDR’s sustainability practice across the spectrum of our transportation service offerings.
Prior to her promotion, Gonzalez was a senior transit planner and will continue in this role. She is currently project manager for the North-South Corridor project as part of the District of Columbia Streetcar program. She also served as architecture and urban design lead for the Tucson Streetcar project. With HDR since 2008, she is part of the team advancing sustainability initiatives including Envision and minimum sustainability requirements, and helping clients address challenges around infrastructure resiliency.
Gonzalez is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and the American Planning Association, serves as a board member and programs committee chair for the WTS International Chicago chapter, and serves on the American Public Transportation Association Sustainability Committee. She is an ISI Envision Sustainability Professional and LEED Accredited Professional.
Gonzalez also serves as a board member for Everlasting Marks, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and cultural understanding for youth through service programs focused on sustainable community construction projects.