Joe CantalupoAICP

Texas City/County Transportation Leader

A community leader and certified planner, Joe Cantalupo serves as our Texas City/County Transportation Leader. With experience in statewide, regional, and community transportation improvement programs, his expertise lies in long-range transportation planning, coordination of land use with transportation planning, development of statewide policies and programs, and corridor and area studies. 

He came to Lochner in 2023 with the acquisition of K Friese + Associates (KFA) and has more than 35 years of industry experience. Trained in the Systematic Development of Informed Consent, Joe frequently assists clients with complex projects involving interjurisdictional coordination to improve regional safety and mobility. Prior to joining KFA, Joe served as the Executive Director for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, where he directed the first transportation plan for Central Texas to link land use to transportation investments. 

Joe has a master’s degree in regional planning from the State University of New York at Albany and a bachelor’s in geology from the University of New York College at Cortland.