Services That We Offer

VRPA Technologies, Inc. offers comprehensive transportation consulting services throughout the United States. Founded in 1988 by Georgiena Vivian and her husband Leonard, VRPA is a certified through the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) as a State Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).  Also certified as a Woman Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) under the CUCP, VRPA qualifies as an Underutilized Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (UDBE).  VRPA is recognized by the California Department of General Services as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE).  In addition, VRPA is a certified WBE with the Supplier Clearinghouse for the Utility Supplier Diversity Program of the California Public Utilities Commission and a certified DBE with the State of Oklahoma.

VRPA Technologies, Inc. serves clients in the public and private sectors including federal, state, and regional agencies, counties, cities and private planning/engineering firms. The firm is always committed to providing continuous and direct consulting services to its clients and understands that the ability to respond to the immediate needs of its clients is often the key to a successful client/consultant relationship, resulting in viable projects of high quality.

Transportation Planning

 
Offering services related to the evaluation, assessment, design, and siting of transportation facilities including streets, highways, bike and pedestrian facilities, and public transit.

Transportation Modeling including the development and maintenance of regional transportation models

Traffic Mitigation Fee Programs including identification of improvements, cost estimates, and nexus documentation

Circulation Elements

Intelligent Transportation Systems

Sustainable Communities Planning for local and regional agencies

Corridor Studies, Truck and Vehicle Surveys and Studies for State, regional and local governments

Origin and Destination Studies for State, regional and local agencies

Transportation Surveys and Analysis

Goods Movement

Rail Studies

Airport Master Plan Support

Financing Plans for regional agencies (sales tax plans for transportation improvements, circulation elements, and regional plans and studies)

Toll Studies and Analysis

Complete Streets

Safe Routes to School

Parking Studies

Bus Rapid Transit Planning and Design

Regional Transportation Plans

Long-Range Transit Plans

Bikeway and Pedestrian Plans

Transportation and Land Use Integration Plans

Blueprint Programs

Transportation Grant Applications

Impact Fee Programs

Traffic Engineering

 
Applying engineering techniques to achieve the safe and efficient movement of people and goods on roadways.

Congestion Management Programs

Level of Service Analysis performed during preparation of traffic impact studies, corridor studies, preliminary design, circulation elements, etc.

Preparation of Traffic Impact Studies or Assessments

Peer Review of Traffic Impact Studies or Assessments

Traffic Signal Timing and Design

Traffic Control Studies and Plans

Trip Generation Surveys and Related Studies

Traffic Counts including intersection, tube, video, etc.

Traffic Monitoring Studies/Programs

Traffic Accident and Mitigation Assessments and Studies

Accident Records Systems

Safety Analysis

Construction Management

Roadway and Intersection Design

Freeway Interchange Improvement Analysis and Planning

Traffic Operations

Managed Lane Studies

On-Call Traffic Engineering Support

Environmental Assessment

 
Formal process used to predict the environmental consequences of a plan, program, policy, or project ensuring that decision makers consider the environmental impacts before moving forward.

Green House Gas Emission Modeling and Assessment of Environmental Documents

Environmental Documents for Transportation Studies and Projects (all modes)

Climate Change Assessment

Air Quality Impact Assessment

Noise Impact Assessment

CEQA/NEPA Analysis of Transportation Modal Plans and Projects

Traffic Circulation Impact Assessment

At Risk Assessment



Public Outreach

 
Creating and building partnerships, supporting the exchange of ideas and information among interested individuals and groups, resolving conflicts and challenges.

Public Outreach and Education Programs for Transportation Projects (all modes)

Public and Stakeholder Meetings/Hearings

Public and Stakeholders Workshops

Stakeholder Presentations/Charettes

Partner Agency and Technical Presentations

Stakeholder Interviews

Door-to-Door Contact (Business and Resident)

Focus Groups

Speakers’ Bureau

Public Service Announcements

Project Branding and Websites

Radio, Newsprint, and Online Advertising

Print Materials (Brochures, Fact Sheets, Newsletters)

Storyboards and Display Boards

Graphical Wall Notes

Surveys and Questionnaires

Our Projects

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    San Joaquin Valley

    Blueprint Outreach Program
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    Madera County

    2014 Regional Transportation Plan, Sustainable Communities Strategy, and Environmental Impact Report
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    La Quinta, California

    Washington Street/Highway 111 Transportation Management System/Transportation Demand Management Study
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    Fresno County, California

    Old Fig Garden Transportation and Land Use Study
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    Tulare County, California

    Goshen Transportation and Community Plan
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    Kings County, California

    State Route 198 Corridor Preservation and Improvement Strategic Plan.
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    Riverside County, California

    March Joint Powers Authority On-Call Traffic Engineering
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    Riverside County, California

    Mid County Parkway
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    Madera County, California

    Tesoro Viejo Traffic Impact Study
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    San Diego County, California

    State Route 11/Otay Mesa East Port of Entry
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    Honolulu, Hawaii

    Honolulu Signal Timing Study
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    Fresno County, California

    Measure C 1/2% Sales Tax Expenditure Plan, EIR, and Outreach Program
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    Fresno County

    2014 Regional Transportation Plan, Sustainable Communities Strategy, Environmental Impact Report
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    Bakersfield, California

    Golden Empire Transit Bus Environmental Services
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    Madera County, California

    Road 200 Between Leprechaun Lane and Finegold Creek Bridge California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study, Environmental Impact Assessment and Mitigated Negative Declaration; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Finding of No Significant Impact
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    Lompoc, California

    Lompoc Municipal Airport Master Plan Environmental Assessment
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    Orosi, California

    Orosi Rock Noise Study Report
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    Fresno County, California

    Golden State Corridor Economic Development Infrastructure Improvements: Planning, Engineering, and Environmental Study
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    Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Kern Counties

    California High-Speed Rail Authority Segment 6 Public Outreach Program
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    California Department of Transportation

    Statewide Public Engagement Project
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    Metropolitan Bakersfield

    Long-Range Transit Plan
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    Fresno County, California

    Measure C ½% Sales Tax Transportation Public Education Program
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    Pacoima, California

    Whiteman Municipal Airport Master Plan Baseline Environmental Assessment and Public Outreach
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    Fresno County, California

    Fresno Activity Center General Plan Analysis

Amazing Team Members

 
Georgiena Vivian

Georgiena Vivian
President
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Leonard Vivian

Leonard Vivian
Vice President
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Erik Ruehr, P.E.
Director of Traffic Engineering
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Richard Lee

Richard Lee Ph. D., AICP
Dir. of Innovation & Sustainability
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jeff

Jeff Stine
Transportation Engineer
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Jason Ellard

Jason Ellard
Transportation Engineer
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Dena

Dena Graham
Marketing/Research Spec/Contract Admin
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Hector Guerra
Administrative Assistant
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SPommrehn

Sue Pommrehn, P.E.
Contractor
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KColvin

Kerry Colvin
Contractor
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Rose Willems

Rose Willems
Contractor
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Our Locations

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What Others Say


“Georgiena and I have worked together on numerous planning efforts over the course of several decades.  With VRPA, it’s all about positive results.  Georgiena’s resume and VRPA’s previous work experience speak for themselves.  The quality of their work product is unsurpassed.  VRPA Technologies is the firm Fresno Council of Governments looks to when we need to get a project completed on-time and on-budget.”

Tony Boren, Executive Director - Fresno Council of Governments

"VRPA Technologies is a leading environmental assessment consulting firm. VRPA has demonstrated their ability and capability in providing sound technical studies necessary to address and respond to CEQA-related issues. We have nothing but the highest regard for their work quality, responsiveness, timeliness, and cost effective management of their projects.  We rely on them for a wide variety of project development and often refer them to others in the public and private sectors in need of environmental assessment services."

H. Guerra, Chief Environmental Planner – Tulare County Resource Management Agency

"For over eight years, VRPA Technologies has shown our agency that they have the expertise, desire, and commitment to tackle our on-call traffic engineering needs. We can count on them in a pinch to work through challenges and produce quality work within tight timelines. We trust their work product and know that all of the impacts of the project will be addressed.”

Dan Fairbanks, AICP – March Joint Powers Authority

“When we need a cohesive, experienced team to get the job done, we look to Georgiena and her staff of specialists at VRPA Technologies.  They understand the job requirements, respond quickly and professionally, coordinate easily and work in cooperation with our staff ensuring successful completion of the tasks at hand.  The firm's demonstrated successes and dedication to their clients guarantees that they will always get the job done right."

Patricia Taylor, Executive Director, Madera County Transportation Commission

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