Tom Williams joins DKS as the Texas Transportation Planning Practice Leader bringing 30 years of experience in transportation modeling, urban planning, and project management. His background includes travel modeling and GIS, demographic forecasting, data collection, systems design, transportation planning, policy planning, training, teaching, project management, and business management. He has developed several regional, sub-regional, freight forecasting, and statewide transportation and demographic models, and tailored many models for specific use in transportation plans and studies.

Recently, Tom served as Program Manager of TTI’s Travel Forecasting Program, where he coordinated research for travel modeling and forecasting. Currently, he is involved in research in evaluating new and emerging methods and technologies for travel demand models, including application of automated and connected vehicles in long range plans.

Tom holds a professional certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners. He earned his undergraduate and Master of Urban Planning from Texas A&M and is based out of DKS’ Austin, Texas office.