James Baker

Principal - Atlanta Office

Phone – 470-375-6472

Jim has over 30 years of transportation planning experience and has worked on a variety of transit studies and projects across the country with an emphasis on developing transit service plans, evaluating ridership impacts and estimating O&M costs.

Short-range projects include Comprehensive Operations Analyses and Transit Development Plans for small and large urban transit agencies. Long-range systems projects and corridor plans include BRT, LRT, HRT, streetcar and commuter rail efforts.

Jim enjoys the challenge of specialized transit projects, such as bus fare and equity analyses, Before-and-After studies, and feasibility analyses of alternative transit modes such as advanced guideway systems.


B.S., Community and Regional Planning, Iowa State University, 1984
M.C.P., Master of City Planning, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1986

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