Mark Niles joins HNTB as senior project manager

Federal transit expertise will benefit planning and delivery of mega infrastructure programs in the region

ARLINGTON, Va. (March 16, 2017) – Mark Niles, AICP, joined HNTB Corporation as senior project manager and associate vice president, based in Washington, D.C. His responsibilities include program management, business development, technical quality oversight and project delivery. 

Niles has 30 years of transit-planning experience and an extensive background in the mid-Atlantic. His experience includes projects and programs for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, DC Streetcar and many other transit and rail, bus and paratransit planning projects across the United States.

“As last election season revealed, the public’s appetite for transit options is increasing,” said Nick Antonucci, PE, HNTB mid-Atlantic district leader and vice president. “Mark’s experience gives him insights into the needs and challenges of this region as transportation agencies work to deliver a more efficient, comprehensive transportation network. He’s a tremendous addition to our growing transit practice in the mid-Atlantic.”

Prior to joining HNTB, Niles served as associate vice president for another consulting firm. In this role, he served numerous regional projects, including as program manager for the WMATA on-call planning contract, project manager for the Federal Transit Administration New Starts/Small Starts land use reviews, and Metrobus market and effectiveness studies.

Niles earned a Master of Business Administration from Rollins College, a Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Iowa, and a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from State University of New York at Plattsburgh.

About HNTB
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and construction contractors. With more than a century of service in the United States and more than 60 years in Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients from offices throughout the region, currently employing more than 160 full-time professionals in Virginia and the District of Columbia. HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit

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