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Pratapsingh Bhonsle

Mr. Bhonsle is the owner and principal engineer at the Pune based ‘Global Traffic Solutions’, a transportation engineering consultancy firm specializing in providing traffic engineering solutions to clients in India and overseas. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Government College of Engineering, Pune, India. He also has a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on transportation engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. With a variety of traffic engineering projects with consulting firms in Florida and Louisiana, Mr. Bhonsle is an expert in providing effective traffic engineering solutions. Mr. Bhonsle is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Louisiana, and also a licensed Professional Traffic Operations Engineer® (PTOE). This is a powerful demonstration of the requisite knowledge, skill and ability in the specialized application of traffic operations engineering. As a part of his continued professional development, Mr. Bhonsle has completed multiple workshops conducted by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development on the use of specialized traffic engineering software and the design of Modern Roundabouts as well as the ‘Complete Streets’ concept. He has also completed a workshop with the Regional Planning Commission of New Orleans titled ‘Designing Streets for Pedestrians & Bicyclists’. In the recent years Mr. Bhonsle has been active locally by acting in an advisory role for the Pune Traffic Police as well as New Mumbai Traffic Police. In May 2014 Mr. Bhonsle was invited by the Pune Traffic Police to be a part of Pune’s Technical Traffic Committee. As a part of his ‘giving back to the community’ initiative, Mr. Bhonsle has also conducted multiple seminars on traffic engineering for educational institutions. Mr. Bhonsle remains committed to the local capacity building initiatives.