Chris Tacinelli, PE


Chris is the President of Gorove Slade, succeeding the firm’s founder Fred Gorove in 2007. Chris has over 25 years of experience consulting on transportation matters in the Washington DC area. His work covers the disciplines of traffic engineering, transportation planning, and parking planning and design.

Chris’ home base is the firm’s Chantilly VA office. From there, he works on projects throughout Northern Virginia with an emphasis on projects along the metro’s Silver Line and in Tysons Corner. He serves both private sector and public sector clients.

His engagements include transportation master planning, traffic impact assessment studies, corridor planning, parking studies, preliminary road design, site access, and circulation studies, signal design and functional garage design. Chris’ project portfolio includes most land uses including transit-oriented development, mixed-use, corporate office parks and buildings, residential development including high-density urban development and large planned communities, hospitals, schools, and colleges.

Chris is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineering (ITE), the National Association for Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance (NVTA). His articles appear in trade magazines, he speaks at annual trade conferences, and he has guest lectured at George Mason University.

Chris holds a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University. He is a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Originally from Connecticut, Chris lives in Fairfax County Virginia with his wife and three children and has been a county resident for over 20 years.

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 703-787-9913