Cushing Terrell Welcomes Jeff Key, PE, as Transportation Lead

Key brings expertise in transportation engineering, project management, and team leadership to complement the firm’s growing infrastructure services group.

Jeff Key, Transportation Lead

Cushing Terrell welcomes Jeff Key as Transportation Lead for the firm’s Infrastructure Group. Key is a civil engineer with expertise delivering traffic and transportation projects across the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West regions. He has nearly 30 years of experience in all facets of project planning and development for both private- and public-sector clients.

His previous work includes serving as president, operations manager, and chief engineer overseeing projects and teams, client relationships, and quality assurance / quality control. Widely regarded as an articulate communicator, Key has facilitated hundreds of stakeholder meetings and consensus-building workshops with varied audience groups, including elected officials, regulatory agencies, contractors, and owners. Additionally, he has actively contributed to growth activities such as strategic planning, business development, marketing, and staff training and development.

“Jeff’s experience in the transportation world covers all the bases — from detailed planning and relationship building to construction administration,” says Cushing Terrell President Greg Matthews. “He is an excellent fit for our team, adept at managing growth and knowing how best to serve the needs of our clients and communities. I’m excited to have him on board in his role leading growth and providing transportation engineering support for our Infrastructure Group and all the markets we serve.”

“I’m excited to join a firm that offers a holistic approach to transportation infrastructure planning and design with a focus on sustainability, efficiency, and cost-effective solutions,” says Key. “At a time when the transportation industry is experiencing fundamental change, our team will support a broad base of clients to further their goals while incorporating new strategies that respond to today’s challenges and opportunities.”

Learn more about Cushing Terrell’s Infrastructure Group. 

About Cushing Terrell

Cushing Terrell was founded in 1938 on the belief that integrating architecture, engineering, and design opens doors for deepened relationships and enhanced creativity. This foundation continues to define the firm and its multidisciplinary team today. Driven by empathy, the team works to design systems and spaces that help people live their best lives and enjoy healthy, sustainable built environments. With more than 425 team members and expertise in over 30 disciplines, the firm supports the commercial, education, government, healthcare, infrastructure, residential, and retail marketsFor more information about Cushing Terrell, visit