Jorge Riveros

Smart Mobility Program Manager

City of Austin Transportation Department

Jorge Riveros is currently employed by the City of Austin Transportation Department where he
has been the Managing Engineer for the Arterial Management Division, acted as the Program
Manager for the City of Austin’s $720 million Mobility Bond program, and now works in the
Smart Mobility Office, which advances programs to demonstrate, pilot, and prove out emerging
mobility technologies to further community initiatives by: creating policies and supporting
engineering that promotes the deployment of all mobility technologies/services, and supports
Vision Zero, traffic congestion, and air quality management programs; testing and managing
CAV technology, including DSRC and C-V2X; cultivating creative, mutually beneficial public-
private partnerships; integrating smart growth concepts into transportation planning (mobility
hubs and placemaking); and consulting on data analysis and cybersecurity needs related to smart
mobility solutions. He served as the Technical Manager for the City of Tucson’s Smart Cities
Challenge proposal and has been interested in Smart City concepts, particularly CAV research
and deployments, from his time working collaboratively with faculty in the Systems & Industrial
Engineering Department at The University of Arizona.

Jorge has over 20 years of diverse engineering and administrative experience, including
commercial/municipal civil site development, heavy civil construction contracting, intelligent
transportation systems, and public works maintenance. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics from The University of Arizona. He is a
registered professional engineer in Colorado, Arizona, and Texas, a certified Professional Traffic
Operations Engineer, and a certified Traffic Signal Operations Specialist.