Samuel F. Minnitte, Jr. has been named transportation & infrastructure area manager in the Baltimore office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In his new position, Minnitte will be responsible for leading WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s transportation and infrastructure operations throughout Maryland and Delaware. Some of the firm’s projects in the region include the Purple Line light rail project, the Intercounty Connector, the Tydings Bridge foundation rehabilitation, the Union Avenue and Clipper Road light rail grade crossings, the Harry Nice Bridge Replacement, the I-95 Electronic Tolls Lane (ETL), and the Baltimore Link bus system.
Minnitte has over 33 years of experience in public policy, specializing in transportation, land use, real estate and economic development. He joined WSP | Parsons Brinkerhoff in 2014, serving as planning lead for Maryland and subsequently as Northeast region planning/environmental/traffic manager, responsible for serving state and local governments throughout the Northeast. Previously, he served as director, office of planning and real estate at the Maryland Department of Transportation. He also served in several management positions with local governments in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Anne Arundel County in Maryland.
Minnitte received an M.A. in public administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.A. in political science from Saint Vincent College. He is secretary of the Baltimore Washington International Business Partnership and president of the Arundel Community Development Corporation. His other professional affiliations include the Women’s Transportation Seminar, Urban Land Institute and the American Public Transportation Association.