Session No. 1D

Multimodal Projects Across Pennsylvania        

Moderator: Joe Rusiewicz, TranSystems  

Eastside Connector Pedestrian Study

  • Sean Stark, Multimodal Designer, TranSystems  

Springhill Road Improvement Project

  • Jason Molinero, P.E., Deputy Director, Allegheny County Department of Public Works
  • Leon Jeziorski III, P.E., PTOE, Michael Baker International           

Protected Bike Lane Projects        

  • Casey C. Ross, Complete Streets Project Manager, City of Philadelphia


Sean Stark is a Project Engineer with 15 years of experience in the Pittsburgh office for TranSystems. Stark has extensive experience in various lighting applications, integrated security systems, security assessments, multi-modal trails, planning, design, specification development, cost estimation, and implementation support for various transportation and security installations. Stark has worked on various types of technical projects. These projects range in scope from assessments, design consultant, design implementation to construction documents with specifications, drawings, and cost estimates.

Jason Molinero, P.E., is the Deputy Director of Engineering for the Allegheny County Department of Public Works, a position he has held since May 2019. In that role, he is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Engineering and Construction Division, which provides engineering and management services for the construction and rehabilitation of county roads, bridges, and walls as part of the department’s Capital Improvement Program. He also coordinates the work of consultants, contractors, and department personnel and is a liaison between residents, government agencies, and elected officials. His distinguished career began in 2008 with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 11 as a civil engineering trainee and later as a civil engineer in the Project Delivery Unit. In 2013, he became a Pavement Management Engineer and finally, in 2017, he transitioned to the role of Highway Occupancy Permits Manager at PennDOT District 11. Molinero received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with an additional major in Social and Cultural History from Carnegie Mellon University. He also has a Master of Public and International Affairs degree from the University of Pittsburgh.He holds a Professional Engineer’s license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Society of Highway Engineers.

Leon Jeziorski is a senior engineer with Michael Baker International. He has 16 years of experience in highway, roadway, traffic, transit, and urban design. Jeziorski served five years in the United States Navy working in the ship’s engine room. Here, he had learned more about the world and the people in it while displaying the work ethic he developed from his childhood to become one of the watch supervisors of his engine room. In the lands he visited, he discovered his passion for people, communities, and infrastructure. Following the service, Jeziorski attended Penn State and received his degree in civil and environmental engineering with a focus on transportation. While pursuing his studies, he played Division 3 club hockey where his team won a league championship. Jeziorski has put his degree to work with projects in various stages from planning through design and construction. Projects have ranged from interstate highways to pedestrian and bicycle facilities. Projects included bridge replacements along rural roads, design of new interstate highways and roadways, road safety audits,  and the conversion of multi-lane urban streets to complete streets that enhance the community. Jeziorski is passionate about projects involving collaboration among stakeholders, the community, and professionals which brings a vision to reality.

Casey Ross (she/her/hers) is a Complete Streets Project Manager with the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Complete Streets, and a Lecturer in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Urban Studies. She holds a master’s degree in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She joined the Office of Complete Streets in June 2017, where she manages pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure design and engineering projects across Philadelphia. In this capacity, Ross oversees a portfolio of locally and federally funded projects. She supports community outreach efforts for all Office of Complete Streets initiatives and regularly coordinates with internal and external stakeholders including the Philadelphia Department of Streets, City Planning Commission, City Council, Water Department, and the Managing Director’s office.

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Dec. 8, 2021

1:00 to 2:15 p.m.



The Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC) attracts professionals from throughout Pennsylvania, the mid-Atlantic region, and the country. It is an authoritative source of information on pressing issues from some of the foremost experts in transportation today.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891