Richard Retting serves as National Practice Leader for Safety & Research at Sam Schwartz Consulting.
He is a widely recognized expert in traffic safety, with more than 34 years of traffic engineering, safety, and research experience. Mr. Retting joined Sam Schwartz in 2008, prior to which he served as Senior Transportation Engineer with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Before that he served as Deputy Assistant Commissioner for the New York City Department of Transportation, in charge of Traffic Safety Programs. Mr. Retting holds a Master of Science in Transportation Planning & Engineering from Polytechnic University of New York.