Project Analyst
Transportation Resource Associates

Michael Blauvelt is an urban planner and transit enthusiast based in Philadelphia, PA. He works as a Project Analyst with the Transportation Resource Associates, Inc (TRA) to help implement and improve system safety plans and procedures for transit agencies and state governments. He has experience in rail transit safety and security programs, such as state safety oversight, rail maintenance and operations, and rules compliance. Michael is an advocate for sustainable modes of transportation and is an avid bicycle user. He is passionate about all types of music and enjoys learning about music history. Michael holds a Master of Urban Planning and Policy (MUPP) degree with a concentration in urban transportation from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Earth Systems from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Michael is also an active member of the Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy Alumni Association.