Michael Amling is a senior vice president and ICF’s Southern California regional leader. He offers 30 years of experience in environmental planning, policy planning, and urban design. His planning experience includes project management, environmental impact assessment, policy analysis, and site planning.
Michael has managed many multidisciplinary environmental project teams for high profile and controversial highway and transit projects throughout California and the Southwest U.S., such as XpressWest High Speed Train (Victorville to Las Vegas) for Virgin Trains, California High-Speed Train (Los Angeles to Anaheim, Burbank to Anaheim, and Palmdale to Burbank segments), City of Anaheim’s Rapid Connect (Anaheim Streetcar) project, and Orange County Transportation Authority’s Orange County CenterLine. Michael has served and is serving in management roles for numerous environmental on-call contracts including Caltrans (Districts 5, 7 [South Area and Desert Area], and 10); Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority; and Bureau of Engineering – City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works.
His experience in managing and preparing environmental documents for transportation and infrastructure projects ranges from preparing standalone technical studies, constraints and feasibility studies, and categorical exclusions to environmental impact reports/environmental impact statements.
Michael has a B.S. degree in Urban and Regional Planning from California State Polytechnic University.