Ben Pierce | HDR

Ben Pierce, PMP

Transportation Technology Program Lead

Ben has spent 25 years researching and evaluating transportation technology. In 2015, he was one of the key architects and lead authors of the successful City of Columbus Smart City Challenge Application.

He has expertise in acquiring, managing and conducting impact studies to examine and assess transportation system policy and technology options. Other specialties include research, conceptual design, prototyping and deployment of Connected Vehicle technologies and Dynamic Mobility Applications.

Ben is a nationally recognized speaker and thought leader on transportation technology and smart cities. He is changing the conversation from transportation being a problem to it being the solution. Ben helps our clients see that the inclusion of technology makes transportation a means to solve societal problems—from infant mortality to connecting people to employment and beyond.