Philip Demosthenes has over 30 years experience in the field of access management. He developed and then managed the Colorado DOT access management program. He served in both the right of way branch and the traffic engineering and safety branch. He has consulted on access management policy and program development, training and corridor planning services.
He is a part-time instructor in access management and roundabout design for the University of California, Institute of Transportation Studies extension service. He has provided numerous training and webinars on the topic of access management.
He is a past recipient of the Dr. L. I. Hewes Award from the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in recognition for developing Colorado’s access management program. He is the co-author of Chapter 3, “Access Management” of the ITE, “Urban Street Geometric Design Handbook” (2008), and the Access Management Chapter of the ITE “Traffic Engineering Handbook” (2009).
He is an active member of the TRB Committee on Access Management, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Outreach, past chairman of the Subcommittee on Research and Chairman for past TRB National Conferences on Access Management. He is a member of the TRB Committee on Eminent Domain and Land use.