The City of Santa Monica has selected Henry Servin as its new City Traffic Engineer. Mr. Servin will lead the Traffic Management Division of the Planning & Community Development Department (PCD).
“With his years of experience managing transportation projects and developing strategies to improve traffic flow and safety, Henry will be a valuable addition to our transportation team,” said PCD Director David Martin. “We welcome Henry to Santa Monica and look forward to working with him as we tackle traffic issues.”
Mr. Servin has decades of experience working for Northern California cities on transportation planning and traffic management. For the past four years, Mr. Servin worked as the City Transportation Engineer for the City of Gilroy. He also worked for the City of San Jose as a Senior Engineer, where he served as a manager for regional highway, public transit, and California High Speed Rail projects. Mr. Servin is licensed as a Professional Traffic Engineer as well as a Professional Civil Engineer.
“Thank you for the wonderful welcome to the Santa Monica family. I look forward to working with everyone toward safer and more efficient and accessible streets for all users,” said Servin.
Servin received his Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University, and is a Masters Candidate in Transportation Administration from the same university.
The Transportation Management Division is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of traffic in Santa Monica. This team oversees traffic management plans for city streets, circulation for special events, signal operations and maintenance, and implementing tools to reduce traffic congestion such as Go With the Flow. The division has an annual budget of $2.1 million.
Mr. Servin started on September 19, 2016.