Stephen Edwards

Transportation Planning Program Manager

City of Memphis 

Stephen Edwards is the Transportation Planning Program Manager for the City of Memphis. In this role, he is responsible for planning, design, review, and coordination, of all City Capital Improvement and grant-funded projects, to ensure conformance with the Memphis Complete Streets Policy, standard engineering and urban design practices, rules/regulations of governing agencies, and fiscal policies and controls. Additionally, he assists in the drafting of the Capital Improvement Program budget, completes applications for grant funding, reviews land development site plans, analyzes transportation models, serves as a Project Manager on various capital improvement projects and planning activities, NACTO City Representative, and a liaison to the Memphis Urban Area MPO. Outside of the Division, Stephen coordinates Capital Improvement and transportation plans, projects, and activities with state and federal agencies, bordering municipalities, advocacy/neighborhood groups, and the private development community. Stephen received his BSCE and MSCE, in Civil Engineering, from the University of Memphis, and occasionally, serves as an Adjunct Professor for his alma mater. 

Stephen is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), serving as the Tennessee Section President and on the Tennessee Section Strategic Planning Committee, Southern District Leadership Development Team, and the ITE Urban Goods Movement Standing Committee. In 2020, Stephen received the Professional Engineer in Government Award from the Memphis Chapter of the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers. Stephen is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Urban Land Institute, Congress for New Urbanism, and the T-STEM Academy East High School Professional Advisory Board.

 

Stephen Edwards

Transportation Planning Program Manager

City of Memphis 

Stephen Edwards is the Transportation Planning Program Manager for the City of Memphis. In this role, he is responsible for planning, design, review, and coordination, of all City Capital Improvement and grant-funded projects, to ensure conformance with the Memphis Complete Streets Policy, standard engineering and urban design practices, rules/regulations of governing agencies, and fiscal policies and controls. Additionally, he assists in the drafting of the Capital Improvement Program budget, completes applications for grant funding, reviews land development site plans, analyzes transportation models, serves as a Project Manager on various capital improvement projects and planning activities, NACTO City Representative, and a liaison to the Memphis Urban Area MPO. Outside of the Division, Stephen coordinates Capital Improvement and transportation plans, projects, and activities with state and federal agencies, bordering municipalities, advocacy/neighborhood groups, and the private development community. Stephen received his BSCE and MSCE, in Civil Engineering, from the University of Memphis, and occasionally, serves as an Adjunct Professor for his alma mater. 

Stephen is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), serving as the Tennessee Section President and on the Tennessee Section Strategic Planning Committee, Southern District Leadership Development Team, and the ITE Urban Goods Movement Standing Committee. In 2020, Stephen received the Professional Engineer in Government Award from the Memphis Chapter of the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers. Stephen is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Urban Land Institute, Congress for New Urbanism, and the T-STEM Academy East High School Professional Advisory Board.