About ICF

Tracy Selin

Senior Director, Transportation Planning
Tracy is a transportation planning expert with more than 20 years of engineering industry experience managing multidisciplinary, sustainable transportation investment strategies for her clients.

Tracy has over 20 years of experience developing strategic transportation plans for state, regional, and local clients. Her work is recognized nationally for its focus on comprehensive client solutions that carefully address a broad range of investment needs within complex financial, political, and social contexts.

Tracy began her career managing transportation and air quality-conformity processes for multiple metropolitan and state clients when many areas struggled to navigate complex nonattainment challenges. Among her achievements in the environmental arena, Tracy testified on the implementation of new air quality standards before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety.

Over the last 15 years, Tracy has focused on leading multidisciplinary investment initiatives that balance the consideration of mobility, equity, environmental, economic, and other quality-of-life needs. She served as lead developer and earned the 2014 USDOT Transportation Planning Excellence Award for the Chattanooga 2040 Regional Transportation Plan performance evaluation framework, which balanced national, regional, and community-based transportation goals. She managed the technical analysis and served as lead author for the U.S. 78/Lamar Avenue project’s FASTLANE/Infrastructure For Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant in Memphis, Tennessee, which successfully secured $71 million in INFRA funding for the project. Tracy supported multiple state departments of transportation in developing performance-based investment plans that balance mobility, economic, environmental, and social needs. She brings a depth of experience across transportation modes for various client types and effectively navigates the multiple perspectives that shape each plan she leads.

Tracy has long-standing relationships with the National Academies Transportation Research Board (TRB), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, and the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO), serving as an expert panelist or presenter in over 15 national conferences. She is a former member of TRB ADC20, the Standing Committee on Transportation and Air Quality, and a current member of TRB ADA50, the Standing Committee on Transportation Programming and Investment Decision-Making. She was a member of the AMPO Technical Committee and the AMPO Air Quality subcommittee chair. Tracy has a master’s in transportation systems engineering and a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric chemistry, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she graduated with Highest Honors

Education
  • M.S., School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Transportation Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • B.S., School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atmospheric Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Quarter Century Award/Presidential Fellowship/Highest Honors
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