With more than 45 years’ experience, Don Good, P.Eng. is considered one of Atlantic Canada’s most recognized and respected Traffic Engineers. Throughout his career, he served as a Project Manager and/or Technical Lead on more than 500 transportation planning studies for clients across Atlantic Canada and Alberta, including 1) master planning studies for municipal transportation networks, 2) functional planning studies of transportation corridors, 3) traffic management plans for roadway construction, and 4) more the 200 traffic impact studies for the variety of residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and retail developments. The vast majority of these projects have involved assessing existing transportation facilities, consulting with the public & key stakeholders, forecasting future travel demand, identifying & evaluating improvement concepts, and preparing implementation strategies.
Another major area where Don has considerable experience and expertise is the traffic impact and traffic engineering area. He has completed numerous traffic impact evaluations for various developments, as well as intersection traffic and pedestrian signal designs. He has also provided expert witness testimony in civil court cases and planning appeal board/expropriation hearings. Don is familiar with national and provincial guidelines as they relate to highway/street design, traffic control devices, pavement markings, and signing.
Don started his career with ADI in 1972 and became Senior Engineer. He later moved to FGA Consultants Ltd. in 1983 in two roles, Senior Engineer and President. In 2001, he transitioned to EXP where he has since worked. He is currently the Senior Traffic Engineer and works part-time.
He has been deeply involved with APEGNB over the years and served as President in 1992 as well as serving as Admissions Chair in 1986, Brief and Government Liaison Co-Chair in 1990, Awards Committee Chair in 1993, Nominating Committee Chair in 1993, Office Accommodation Chair in 1993 and Professional Conduct Chair from 1995 – 2000.
In addition to his dedication and commitment to excellence in engineering, Don is equally as committed to his community. Over the years, Don has been actively involved in a number of important community initiatives such as:
- Currently on Organizing Committee for the DKB Golf Tournament (fundraiser for scholarships for the sons of Daryl Branscombe);
- Currently the Chair of the Building and Grounds Committee and Board Member of Pine Grove Nursing Home;
- Currently Vice-Chair of APEGNB’s Complaints’ Committee;
- Joined the Science East Board in 2006, was President in 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 and Past President in 2011/2012;
- He was awarded the APEGNB Citizenship Award in 2011 for his contributions to the quality of life in the Fredericton community;
- Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, numerous committees as well as President in 2003/2004; and
- Was awarded the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce in 2010. Don was given recognition for his significant contributions to the capital city.
C.C. Kirby Award: Given in recognition of outstanding service or contribution to both the engineering profession and the province of New Brunswick. Named in honour of Charles C. Kirby, a distinguished engineer who was the founder of the Association and co-founder and first President of the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers, the C.C. Kirby Award is the most prestigious award a professional engineer can receive from the Association. Selection of the Kirby Award must be approved by three past Presidents.