Our Team

Elias Garcia Miramontes, PE, TE

Founding Principal


Elias is the Principal-in-Charge who provides guidance and oversees project tasks, recommendations, and timely delivery of all services provided. He is licensed in California as a Professional Engineer in both Civil and Traffic disciplines. His professional experience in traffic engineering is well rounded having worked on numerous projects involving traffic engineering analysis and design for both public and private sectors throughout the Southern California region. His technical expertise includes complex signalized intersection design, striping & signage, signal communications, traffic signal timing & operations, intersection capacity & queuing analysis, spot speed surveys, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, ADA facilities, roadway widening, parking & circulation, traffic calming, accident analysis, street lighting, and GIS application development. He has provided on-call and on-site engineering services for multiple municipalities providing support with grant applications, traffic design plans, reviewing traffic studies, responding to resident concerns, and providing direction to consultants throughout design & construction to ensure projects meet design standards and City expectations. 

Mr. Garcia’s work experience ensures our clients receive an utmost professional and quality approach. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at the California State University of Fullerton. He is also heavily involved with the Institute of Transportation Engineers having previously served as the Student Chapter Liaison for the So Cal Western District. 

Manuel Lopez

Assistant Engineer


Mr. Manuel Lopez is an Assistant Engineer at Elias Transportation Consulting. His duties include assisting with a wide variety of projects involving traffic signal design, signal timing, signal coordination, field studies, and speed surveys. He has extensive experience in field data collection, conducting spot speed surveys, and engineering base plan preparation. His experience working for multiple transportation engineering firms has enhanced his technical abilities and understanding of signal design, striping & signage, traffic signal timing & operations, spot speed surveys, parking & circulation, and GIS application development. He is adept at coordinating with utility agencies to attain engineering records and necessary pertinent engineering records. He has also completed multiple City-wide interactive inventory maps for public agencies using ArcGIS. Manuel completed a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and is further pursuing a career in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Transportation.

Quinn Nguyen

Project Development Manager


Miss Quinn is a Project Development Manager at Elias Transportation Consulting. With an extensive 7+ year management experience, Quinn oversees project status assisting with coordination efforts until completion. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Management.