County’s Traffic Manager Appointed to the Transportation Research Board

April 02, 2018

James Foster, Mobile County’s traffic manager, was recently appointed to the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Foster's term will be April 15, 2018 through April 14, 2021. He will serve as a member on the Standing Committee on Roundabouts.

TRB is one of seven program units of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, which provides independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conducts other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions. Members of the National Academies' technical committees serve as individuals, not as representatives of the organizations by which they are employed or of which they may be members. Through their appointment, members agree to actively participate in and support the committee's activities, including those that will require volunteer work. More information about the roles and responsibilities of committee membership is available at

PHOTO: Who knew that Mobile County's traffic engineer James Foster was so much more than an award-winning engineer and manager??? He unveiled his phenomenal artistry for Mobile's Oyster Trail on December 17, 2014.

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