Daryl Taavola


As a member of AECOM’s Minneapolis office, Daryl Taavola is the director of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Traffic Engineering. He has more than 33 years’ experience including work in 16 different U.S. states in the areas of ITS, connected and automated vehicles, Traffic Management Centers, advanced transportation management systems, and other emerging technologies.  Daryl served as the Consultant Project Manager on the Minnesota Autonomous Bus Pilot project including the testing of a driverless shuttle bus in winter weather conditions.  Daryl received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University.  He is a registered professional civil engineer and traffic engineer and is certified as a professional transportation operations engineer.