Gary F. Rylander

Adjunct Professor

2205 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 772-4936
rylander@engr.wisc.edu


Profile Summary

Gary has 34 years of professional experience in both the public and private sectors with large and small projects involving traffic and transportation engineering and planning and ITS planning, design, operations, maintenance and management. He has worked on many projects in Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest and relocated to Phoenix in 2006 for Edwards and Kelcey, which was acquired by the Jacobs Engineering Group in 2007. Gary has served in multiple project roles on a wide variety of ITS and traffic projects:project manager; principal-in-charge; lead designer; technical support; outreach facilitation and consensus building; and quality assurance and quality control. Gary founded Rylander Consulting in 2007 as a one-person consulting firm offering professional services in the planning, design, operations and management of traffic and transportation engineering projects and intelligent transportation systems (ITS).Gary resides in nearby Middleton, Wisconsin.

Education

  • BSCEE, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MSCEE, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

  • Transportation Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Traffic Operations, Safety and Management
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems

Awards, Honors and Societies

  • ITS Midwest - Past offices: President, Secretary, Director
  • 2009 Excellence in Service Award Recipient
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (Fellow Life Member) - Past offices: Midwestern District Chairman
  • North Central Section President and Director
  • Urban Traffic Engineers Council District 4 Director
  • Wisconsin Section Secretary-Treasurer and Director
  • Transportation Research Board - Member: Signalized Intersections Subcommittee and Active Traffic Management Task Force of the Highway Capacity and Quality of Service Committee (AHB40)
  • Friend: Committees on Traffic Signal Systems (AHB25)
  • Freeway Operations (AHB20)
  • Regional Transportation System Management & Operations (ABH10)
  • and Intelligent Transportation Systems (AHB15)
  • Joint Subcommittee on Active Traffic Management (AHB20(5))
  • and RTSMO Task Subcommittee on Regional Traffic Signal Operations

Links

Secondary Contact

Rylander Consulting, LLC
6907 University Avenue #215
Middleton, WI 53562

Alt Ph: (608) 772-4936

Profile Summary

Gary has 34 years of professional experience in both the public and private sectors with large and small projects involving traffic and transportation engineering and planning and ITS planning, design, operations, maintenance and management. He has worked on many projects in Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest and relocated to Phoenix in 2006 for Edwards and Kelcey, which was acquired by the Jacobs Engineering Group in 2007. Gary has served in multiple project roles on a wide variety of ITS and traffic projects:project manager; principal-in-charge; lead designer; technical support; outreach facilitation and consensus building; and quality assurance and quality control. Gary founded Rylander Consulting in 2007 as a one-person consulting firm offering professional services in the planning, design, operations and management of traffic and transportation engineering projects and intelligent transportation systems (ITS).Gary resides in nearby Middleton, Wisconsin.


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