Michael S. Chiu

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Michael S. Chiu, P.Eng.

Vice President, Transportation Business Development

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Key Highlights:

  • Transportation Planning
    • Extensive experience in highway and transit planning, preliminary design, and environmental assessment studies
    • Recognized expert on transportation planning and preliminary design, having completed numerous multidisciplinary environmental assessment, and planning projects on new roadways, roadway widening, streetscaping, and transit
    • Strong skills in public consultation and stakeholder management
    • Member of the Geometric Design Standing Committee, Transportation Association of Canada (TAC), and one of the key authors of the current and upcoming editions of the TAC Geometric Design Guide
  • International Border Crossing
    • Recognized expert on planning of international border crossings
    • In-depth knowledge of related issues such as security, delay, and queuing assessments, plaza layout, and ITS applications
    • Extensive experience in border crossings, including role as project manager for several master planning projects for major border crossing inspection plazas including Blue Water Bridge, Peace Bridge, Windsor Tunnel, and the Niagara Falls Bridge Corporation
    • Author of several papers on border crossings

Select Project Experience:

  • Transportation Planning
    • Niagara – GTA Transportation Corridor Individual Environmental Assessment, Niagara, Ontario
    • QEW Garden City Skyway Environmental Assessment and Preliminary Design Study, St. Catharines, Ontario
    • Highway 427 Individual Environmental Assessment, York Region, Ontario
    • York Region Yonge Street HOV Review, York Region, Ontario
    • City of Winnipeg Transportation Master Plan Phase 1, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    • Windsor Community-Based Strategic Rail Study, Windsor, Ontario
    • Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition (NITTEC) Regional Concept for Transportation Operations and Integrated Corridor Management Plan, Niagara Frontier, Ontario and New York
    • Pittsburgh Airport Busway (Phase 1) Preliminary Design, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
    • Brisbane Preliminary Busway Planning Studies, Brisbane, Australia
  • International Border Crossing
    • Windsor-Detroit Tunnel Canadian Plaza Master Plan Environmental Assessment, Windsor, Ontario
    • Blue Water Bridge Canadian Plaza Master Plan Update & Blue Water Bridge U.S. Plaza Improvement Feasibility Study, Sarnia, Ontario – Port Huron, Michigan
    • Peace Bridge Plaza Improvements Program Retrospective Analysis, Fort Erie, Ontario
    • Niagara Falls Bridge Corporation 20-Year Plan, Niagara Frontier, Ontario and New York
    • Windsor Corridor Truck Marshalling Yard Feasibility Study, Windsor, Ontario
    • Bi-National Transportation Strategy for the Niagara Frontier, Niagara, Ontario
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