Michael Rodriguez's analysis of transportation projects helps various levels of government reduce congestion and environmental impacts. Rodriguez earned a Master of Public Affairs degree, a master of science degree in urban and regional planning, and a certificate in transportation management and policy. In 2010 he became an associate consultant with Parsons Brinckerhoff, a firm that provides strategic consulting, planning, engineering, and program and construction management services to both public and private sector clients. In 2013 he joined the Economic Development Research Group as senior project manager for transportation economics.
Upon graduating in 2009, he became a transportation analyst with Cambridge Systematics in Bethesda, Maryland. While at La Follette, Michael interned with the Chicago Transit Authority and worked for the Midwest Regional University Transportation Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He came to the La Follette School after interning with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the aviation department and at Fehr & Peers, a California-based transportation consulting firm.
Eno leadership conference helps student map route for transportation career, June 18, 2008, La Follette School News