HDR has added two senior leaders in zero emission transportation, focusing on transit agencies and state departments of transportation.
The new positions build upon HDR’s expertise in this area of infrastructure and offer clients leadership as they continue to transition fleets and infrastructure.
Carly Macias has joined HDR as a zero emissions mobility senior program manager. Based in Denver, Macias will provide transit agencies and fleet owners with strategic leadership as they move toward the vision of zero emissions mobility. Macias brings over a decade of transit experience, including working with transit agencies across the country to develop zero emission bus plans and deployment projects for the past five years.
Macias is the chair of the American Public Transportation Association’s Zero Emission Fleet Committee and a member of the Women of EVs Colorado chapter. In 2020, she was selected for Mass Transit’s coveted 40 Under 40 list.
Justin Robbins, AICP, has been promoted to serve as HDR’s senior electrified mobility state DOT program development leader. In his new role, Robbins will help HDR develop and mature HDR’s business providing state departments of transportation and local agencies with zero emissions mobility assistance.
Robbins’s expertise spans technology planning, city and regional planning as well as architecture. His electric vehicle and zero emissions mobility experience includes work with public and private entities, such as multi-state collaboration for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program.
Robbins served as the project manager and subject matter expert guiding plans for Minnesota, Kentucky, and North Dakota to help each state achieve their EV-related infrastructure efforts. He’s also served as a key contributor or subject matter expert in Michigan, Nebraska, Missouri, California, and Colorado.