2018 FAICP Profile: William G. Barker, FAICP
William Barker, FAICP
Using the same skills he applied in the Apollo Program to successfully land a man on the moon, Bill Barker has advanced transportation planning for nearly 50 years. His desire for deep understanding and quantitative assessment combined with strong communication skills and a talent for computer applications resulted in a number of significant and innovative planning efforts. Of particular note is his work on energy and sustainability in urban transportation. His projects have benefited the federal governments of the U.S. and Mexico, state governments, and metropolitan areas, especially the Dallas-Fort Worth and San Antonio regions in Texas.