Greg Lucas, PE, PTOE
Greg has 23 years of experience in traffic and transportation engineering, the last 18 of those years with BETA. His core area of expertise is in traffic signal and signal system design, from isolated intersections to complex interconnected systems. Greg has varied experience in all aspects of traffic engineering on projects throughout Massachusetts, including roadway and traffic signal design, signage updates, construction staging and temporary traffic control plans, bicycle and pedestrian accommodation, traffic analysis, coordination, simulation, pedestrian accessibility, emergency preemption, contract document preparation, traffic studies and peer reviews.
Greg leads traffic design efforts on TIP projects for municipalities and MassDOT. He served as Project Manager on the recently completed design of TIP projects in Whitman, Easton, and Boston. The Boston project includes improving communication to fifteen intersections along Blue Hill Avenue and Warren Street, bringing those intersections under central control at the City’s Traffic Management center at City Hall. Greg served as BETA’s Project Manager for On-Call projects with MassDOT for Road Safety Audits, and has completed 70 RSAs to date throughout Massachusetts. Greg is passionate about safety as a core component of transportation projects, and has recently been among the first in the nation to be certified as a Road Safety Professional (RSP). He has also led Complete Streets prioritization plans in several communities.
Greg earned his BS in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is registered as a Professional Engineer in Massachusetts, and holds national certifications as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer and a Road Safety Professional. He is also an IMSA certified Traffic Signal Inspector. A New Englander by birth, Greg enjoys exploring the region with his wife and young daughter.