McDaniel joins ITD with responsibilities in Curb Ramp, Transportation Alternatives, Innovative Contracting program areas          

The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Curb Ramp program recently announced the availability of a half million dollars in individual grants of up to $60k. Managing that program, and several more, is Ryan McDaniel, who has been a program management practitioner since 2000 at various public, private and non-profit organizations.

McDaniel brings to ITD's Division of Engineering Services certificates from the Project Management Institute, a credential from the Association of State Floodplain Managers, a graduate degree in Community and Regional Planning in transportation and land use planning, and two bachelor degrees in Political Science and Philosophy with a focus on public policy and epistemology.

In addition to the Curb Ramp Program, McDaniel also has responsibility in the Transportation Alternative and Innovative Contracting program ares.

"I am excited to join this diverse team and help achieve Idaho's goal of building a world-class safe, mobile and economic transportation system," says McDaniel. "The first couple weeks have been great, and I really liked testing out ITD's new on-boarding system for orienting new staff – thank you!"

Ryan is also a Certified Culinary Chef and can often be found in his kitchen making a mess, followed by something delicious.

Published 01-19-18