Lisa Young, Senior Principal and Owner of TransLink Consulting, LLC has almost 20 years of professional experience in transportation planning and analysis. Her background encompasses management of a variety of transportation planning, engineering, and community development activities. Her experience includes alternatives analysis for multi-modal transportation corridors, site planning and access analysis, parking and demand models for specialized uses and studies, transportation studies for environmental documents, technical analyses for motorized and non-motorized activities, and developing implementation plans with public and private funding resources. She has worked extensively in facilitating citizen and agency involvement in planning activities. 

Recent projects:

  • Metro Gender Action Plan

  • Metro Coordinated Plan Update

  • Metro Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project

  • Metro Arterial Performance Measurement Pilot

  • Metro North Hollywood to Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit Draft EIR

  • Metro Los Angeles-Glendale-Burbank Corrdior Feasibility Study

  • Metro Vermont Transit Corridor South Bay Ext. Feasibility Study
  • Metro Rail-to-River Segment B Alternative Analysis

  • Metro Orange Line Speed Evaluation Study

  • Metro Orange Line Grade Separation Analysis and Operational Improvements Technical Study

  • Metro West Santa Ana Branch/Eastside Phase 2 Connection Study

  • Metro West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor Environmental Study

  • Metro Eastside Phase 2 DEIS/EIR Technical Studies

  • Metro Environmental On-Call
  • Metrolink Planning On-Call Services

  • SGVCOG Transit Feasibility Study
  • California High Speed Rail - Palmdale to Burbank Segment DEIS/EIR

  • Charlotte Moves Strategic Mobility Plan
  • CRTPO Planning On-Call 
  • CATS Silver Line Rail Trail Study
  • CATS Silver Line TOD Study
  • Charlotte Safe Routes to School Plan

Recent clients:

  • Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)

  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

  • Metrolink (SCRRA)
  • Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (LADPW)

  • Foothill Extension Authority

  • Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)

  • California High Speed Rail Authority

  • Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

  • California Cities of Redondo Beach, Anaheim, Chino Hills, La Mesa, Malibu, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Whittier

  • Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)
  • City of Charlotte
  • Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO)


Yolanda DeLong is a Principal Transportation Planner with over 16 years of experience as a project manager and transportation planner performing transit, highway, and land development projects. Her experience includes corridor studies, multimodal studies, environmental studies, travel demand modeling, model validation studies, and transportation impact studies.