Philip Habib, Ph.D., P.E. has over 40 years of planning and design experience for both the private sector and government agencies. Since 1989 Dr. Habib has been a principal of Philip Habib & Associates (PHA), a 36-person consulting engineering firm specializing in civil and traffic engineering, transportation studies, environmental studies, and construction support services.
Dr. Habib has led all of PHA’s environmental and transportation planning projects, including transportation planning and analysis for the Atlantic Yards Development in Downtown Brooklyn, the EIS for the new Police Academy in College Point, Queens, and the current EIS for the East New York Rezoning. He has been providing transportation planning and design services for the ongoing Riverside South development on the Upper West Side for over twenty years and also leading these same services for the Hudson Yards development. For each of these efforts, Dr. Habib supervised technical analyses in a wide range of transportation-related disciplines, including travel demand forecasting, capacity analyses, parking planning, and transit and pedestrian analyses. His role has included extensive coordination with numerous city and state agencies, and presentations before local community boards, the City Planning Commission, and other entities.
Dr. Habib holds a Ph.D. in Transportation from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University.