IndyGo welcomes Jennifer Pyrz as its new chief development officer and VP of Infrastructure, Strategy, and Innovation. In this role, Pyrz will lead and guide all IndyGo capital plan projects in this new decade.
With more than 20 years of experience in the transportation consulting industry, she will spearhead the strategic plan to expand IndyGo’s Marion County Transit Plan and will initiate planning of the upcoming BRT lines. Additionally, Pyrz will cover all real estate development, including project administration and construction management for IndyGo.
Her professional career also includes rich experience in overseeing a diverse range of projects in environmental studies, traffic forecasting, transit alternatives analyses, transportation plans, and architectural design. Pyrz is HNTB’s former planning group director for the Indianapolis Office, managing their traffic engineering, planning, and environmental practices. She also currently serves as HNTB’s client service leader for the City of Indianapolis and a member of its Diversity Committee.
Pyrz is a past president of the Indiana chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, one of the founding members and current advisory board member of the Indianapolis chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar, and a fellow of the Eno Center for Transportation.