Tara E. Cruz

Managing Consultant Specializing in Rail & Transit and Highway

Since beginning her career in acoustical consulting, Tara has conducted noise and vibration monitoring and assessments for a variety of transportation and construction projects. She specializes in data collection, developing noise prediction models, performing noise and vibration impact assessments, and preparing technical reports. Additionally, Tara has experience in noise compliance monitoring for a range of construction projects and community noise issues. She is experienced in AutoCAD, Federal Highway Administration’s Traffic Noise Model, and Federal Transit Administration’s Transit Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment. Tara also possesses a broad knowledge of various noise and vibration monitoring equipment.

Tara holds a B.S. in Meteorology from Millersville University of Pennsylvania.


When not in the office, you can find Tara tending to her garden or spending time with her husband and two dogs. She is also an avid cook and enjoys visiting new restaurants and trying the local cuisine wherever she goes.