Transportation Planning and Project Development

Lisa Koch, AICP 

Owner - Groundswell Consulting

Lisa Koch, AICP and is a transportation planner who specializes in multimodal capital improvement planning at the corridor, area, community, regional and statewide level. Through her 15-year career, which included planning for the City of Mission, the State of Kansas and most recently as a consultant, she has worked on projects that have improved safety and circulation for roadway users, developed bus and rail transit programs in many U.S. cities and created bicycle and pedestrian plans that focus on user safety.

The cornerstone of Lisa’s style is communication and engagement, a performance and data-driven decision-making process, cost effective solutions and focusing on implementation from the outset.

In addition to her work at Groundswell Consulting, she is an Associate Researcher with the University of Kansas Transportation Center, where she directs the research work of the center and is the technical lead for the Kansas Rural Transit Asistance Program. To find out more, visit: Lisa also teaches classes in the KU’s Graduate Urban Planning Program, where she was formerly a Professor of Practice.

Groundswell Consulting, LLC is a Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in Kansas and Missouri.