SARAH M. DROBIS, P.E.
Principal, Director of Planning & Engineering
Sarah Drobis has 25 years of experience in the traffic and transportation engineering industry, directing and conducting complex parking and transportation planning studies for a wide variety of public and private projects throughout Southern California.
Sarah has performed numerous traffic impact and parking demand studies, comprehensive mitigation programs, and site access/internal circulation reviews for retail, residential and medical development projects as well as schools, universities and churches throughout California. Her expertise also includes operational analyses, access and circulation planning for various travel modes (vehicular, pedestrian, truck, transit, etc.), transportation master planning, regional travel demand modeling, corridor studies, signal warrant analyses, development of trip generation models and traffic simulation modeling. Sarah also has extensive experience in working with elected officials, public agencies, and neighborhood stakeholder groups in developing neighborhood traffic management plans. She has also managed numerous parking studies and shared parking demand analyses for various commercial, entertainment, residential, institutional and mixed-use developments. Her expertise also includes development of special event traffic and parking management plans for event venues, including visitor vehicles, rideshare accommodations, and transit circulation.
Current and recent projects include studies for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Universal Studios Hollywood, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Hollywood Central Park, The Ford Theatres, Hollywood Bowl, Sunset Gower Studios, Manhattan Village Shopping Center, The Gardens Casino, and the University of Southern California Health Sciences Campus. In addition, she led the transportation studies for the award-winning Memphis Aerotropolis: Airport City Master Plan in Memphis, Tennessee.
After graduating from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Civil Engineering and Mathematics, Sarah began her career in Atlanta, where she assisted on traffic simulation modeling, highway and transit regional transportation demand modeling, traffic studies, development of trip generation models, and traffic data collection surveys for transportation engineering and planning projects throughout the Southeast.