Mr. Reid has directed his firm and participated in much of its technical work since its inception in 1972. He has managed the performance of work on over 300 environmental impact assessments and other technical studies.
Mr. Reid has extensive experience in public representation of TRA’s work products. He is especially skilled at communicating in meetings and public hearings, and has a well-earned reputation for excellence of communication in the public forum and for technical input to conflict resolution.
Mr. Reid has particular skills to interface with project applicants and their engineers, architects, and other professionals to develop a full and accurate description of projects for the purpose of impact evaluation. His understanding of the interaction of many factors in causing environmental impacts also contributes to his aptitude to develop practical, effective and enforceable mitigation and performance standards for many projects.
Mr. Reid is well versed in the technical aspects of environmental impact modeling. His skills include aerial photo interpretation, computerized mapping, and modeling of noise, air and water quality. His skills in air quality impact assessment have kept pace with the steady increase in sophistication in the state-of-the-art analysis demanded by federal and state regulatory agencies. His work in this discipline has earned him the respect of air quality regulatory agencies at different governmental levels, and he has a good working relationship with these agencies.