CTRMA Traffic Solutions and the Leadership of Mike Heiligenstein

The demand for mobility and connectivity is increasingly becoming the next frontier in advancing infrastructural aims. An editorial published on The American Statesman on September 3, 2015 by Mr. Mike Heiligenstein argues that the city of Austin will be forced to seek smart tech solutions when cornered with traffic congestion.

According to the author, the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) was working to do exactly that, address the city’s traffic woes by adapting tested mobility solutions. CTRMA was established by Travis and Williamson counties in Texas to provide innovative solutions.

The agency has already constructed 183A Toll road in Leander and Cedar Park to boost mobility and economic growth. The other successful project is US 290 Toll road connecting Austin to Manor. Since the construction of the road and nontoll lanes, traffic has increased threefold.

The MoPac lanes Express lanes being built will incorporate innovative technologies that will eliminate congestion and ease the flow of traffic.

The plan to build smart roads in the future will incorporate stringing along fiber lanes along 183A project connecting US 290 to the airport. The technology will enable the roadway to detect a vehicle moving into the wrong path of the exit tramp.

The CTRMA is partnering with other organizations such as Carma and Metropia to attain immediate and long term goals. Metropia is developing mobile traffic apps that integrate CTRM traffic monitoring systems to provide real time alternative routes to commuters.

CTRM is also working with Carma to come up with apps that encourage car pooling in order to ease road congestions. Statistics indicate that the city of Austin creates about 900,000 empty car seats every day.

About Mike Heiligenstein

Mike Heiligenstein is a renowned authority is mobility and highway planning matters. According to a brief published on Crunchbase, Mike Heiligenstein is the Executive Director of Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA).

He also serves as a board member of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) and the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI). Heiligenstein holds a degree in government studies from the University of Texas and a Master’s in Government and MBA from the same university.

He joined CTRM in 2003 and has already overseen the development 183A road toll and implementation of video billing and electronic tolling. According to CTX Mobility Matters, the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is currently managing a $1 billion program to expand 183A toll road and Manor Expressway in Austin.

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Julie Zuckerberg: A Scion of Excellent Identification and Recruitment

For over a decade, Julie Zuckerberg has developed a reputation as one of the leading talent recruiters across various industries. She has played a key role in helping her high profile employers identify, recruit and manage talents. Her excellent record of identifying the right talent while effectively developing plans for effective management to avoid talent attrition stems from her strong academic background and myriad skills. She has excellently merged her knowledge in philosophy with multiple skills to develop best practices for talent management in the various executive management positions she has been entrusted with. She is an alumnus of University of New York where she graduated with a degree in philosophy before diversifying her academic ground with law degree from the New York Law School.


While a background in law and philosophy are crucial in her success as a talent manager and recruiter, it is her ability to combine such qualifications with her impressive list of talents that has anchored her stellar career. Julie Zuckerberg has excellent contract negotiation and behavioral interviewing skills, which are crucial in talent identification and recruitment. Those who sought her services also enjoy the added advantage of her conflict resolution skills and her excellent mastery of employee education and training. When it comes to talent recruitment, she gives the whole package including conducting general interviews. Julie Zuckerberg’s rise through the corporate ladder has also been helped in part by team leadership skills.


Over a Decade of Excellent Leadership


Talent recruitment and management is an important docket in human resource development in organization. It is an important success driver a weighty responsibility that Julie Zuckerberg has embraced with excellent results. The New York City-based talent recruiter first made forays into the industry in 2002 as the director of candidate placement at Hudson. For five years, she oversaw the company’s staffing and recruitment initiatives for various levels of management. In 2007, she joined Citi Global Consumer Bank as a chief senior recruiter while doubling up as the bank’s vice president. Her responsibilities included talent recruitment, management and development. She also trained and educated the employees on key processes such as client vetting while also leading the bank’s reform initiatives.


After five years at Citi Global Consumer Bank where she had an excellent track record of success, Julie Zuckerberg took on a new challenge as a chief recruiter for New York Life Insurance. Her four month stay at the company saw her successfully run the company’s recruitment and business strategy development dockets. She continued her meteoric rise through the industry ranks taking on new challenges by taking on greater professional responsibility in high profile organizations. And in 2014, she joined Deutsche Bank where she currently works as the bank’s executive talent acquisition officer. Before taking up the role in 2015, Julie Zuckerberg initially joined the bank as the head of talent acquisition while also doubling up as the vice president. At the bank, she is not only tasked with talent acquisition, she also leads the contract negotiation initiatives. She also leads the company’s talent management programs.


Sam Boraie Changing the Ruins to Beautiful Developments

Rebuilding New Brunswick was not what Sam Boraie had in mind when he first moved there. He had moved from Egypt to study for his Ph.D. in Chemistry. He got interested in real estate and decided to venture into it. When Johnson & Johnson decided to remain in the city and help it rise from declining property value and negligence in 1975, Mr. Boraie decided to buy neglected structures and convert them into something more appealing.

The publication on the Central Jersey Working Moms mentioned that in 1988, Omar Boraie opened his first project, the Albany Street Plaza Tower One which has state of the art offices. Later, Omar finished the Albany Street Plaza Tower Two and followed it with another big project, the One Spring Street Condominium. The new project consisted of one-hundred and twenty apartments most of them being two-bedrooms going for between $ 400,000 to $ 500,000. One and three bedroom apartments were also available. The houses are classic with floor to ceiling windows and full balconies.

Wasseem taking after Omar

Wasseem Boraie, the son of Omar and vice-president of Boraie Development, has a passion for rebuilding like his father. When Showboat Atlantic City sold the area around Richard Stockon College, it did not look like a habitable place. With an innovative mind that comes up with great ideas just like his father Omar, Wasseem renovated the hostels to hold up to four hundred students within no time.

At first, Omar Boraie was faced with doubt from people who did not think his idea will work. But being passionate and a dream chaser has seen him succeed even beyond imagination; New Brunswick looks so different and beautiful than it did in 1975. More details can be found on Bloomberg.

Boraire Development’s Services

According to NY Times, Boraie Development LLC founded by Omar Boraie is a development firm that focuses primarily on property management, real estate development and sales and marketing. Their main objective is to work with the best contractors, architects and financial institutions to bring out successful projects and provide their clients with excellent services.

Boraie’s property management team ensures that their properties are exceptionally maintained. Physical improvement and maintenance are done so that the buildings can remain in good condition. Boraie Development has over thirty years’ experience in real estate making it be among the best developers and most sought after. The sales and marketing teams consist of qualified employees who guide customers to get the best properties that suit their needs. The work of Boraie Development speaks for itself. A good example is the beautiful New Brunswick.


Visit his website boraie.com

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