Austin Texas Transportation Infrastructure Planning

Robert Spillar

Currently serves as the City of Austin Transportation Director and is responsible for the City’s multi-modal transportation portfolio, including rail planning, traffic engineering and operations, parking enterprise, right-of-way permitting, and special events management. Prior to the City of Austin, Spillar served as Vice President with Parsons Brinckerhoff and as the Director of Traffic Management for the City of Seattle. Robert holds a Bachelor and Master’s of Civil Engineering from the Universities of Texas and Washington respectively. In 1995 he was named as a William Barclay Parsons Fellow publishing a national guideline on Park-and-Ride Planning and Design, a publication that has been adopted by the American Association of Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) as part of their current park-and-ride planning and design guidelines.