November 8, 2010
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Philip H. Braum Dies; Longtime Transportation Planner
Philip H. Braum, 62, of Washington, DC, an urban planner with 36 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, died Oct. 31.
Braum was a senior manager in a regional transit agency and an APTA employee before beginning his 25-year career as a consultant. He joined Kimley-Horn in September 2010 after earlier working for Parsons Brinckerhoff and Barton-Aschman Associates, where he was a leader of the office’s transit planning practice. While his primary field was public transit, he also managed traffic engineering, freight rail, environmental, and multimodal facility design studies.
At the time of his death, Braum was a member of the APTA Policy and Planning Committee, Capital Investment Planning Subcommittee, and Systems Management and Operations Planning Subcommittee.
He earned his master of city planning and master of civil engineering degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.
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