Marquis Top Science, Technology and Engineering Professionals

Lideana Laboy-Rodriguez

Title: Director of Transportation Engineering
Company: Transcend Engineers and Planners LLC
Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States

Lideana Laboy-Rodriguez, the director of transportation engineering at Transcend Engineers and Planners LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the transportation engineering industry. 

Holding over 25 years of inimitable experience in her chosen field, Ms. Laboy-Rodriguez has found success in her most recent role as the director of transportation engineering at Transcend Engineers and Planners LLC, a Houston-based firm that works diligently to provide traffic, planning, tolls, and intelligent transportation system services to various public agencies. Specializing in ground transportation, project management and roadway safety, Ms. Laboy-Rodriguez operates strategically to enhance the business portfolio of Transcend, driving growth and securing new opportunities. Additionally, she leads the way on various transportation design projects, with a particular focus on traffic engineering initiatives, identifying challenges, and devising effective solutions. In addition to her work at Transcend, Ms. Laboy-Rodriguez serves as a traffic engineer at Affinis, and is a former traffic engineer for Kansas City, BHC Rhodes, the HNTB Corporation, and TranSystems. 

Ms. Laboy-Rodriguez first studied civil engineering at the University of Puerto Rico, from which she earned a Bachelor of Science in 1994. Following this accomplishment, she later attained a Master of Science in civil and transport engineering at the University of Texas at Austin in 1997. In accounting for her subsequent success, she largely credits her intrinsic motivation, bolstered by the unwavering support of her network. Drawing inspiration from her peers, she embraces continuous learning, while her ardor for delivering exemplary outcomes that positively influence the company underscores her passion and commitment. Among her most cherished accomplishments, Ms. Laboy-Rodriguez is most proud of her career advancement within the field of civil engineering – an industry that has a profound impact on the community, regardless of the nature of any specific project. Looking toward the future, she aspires to dedicate herself to fostering the success of young women engineers, sharing her wealth of knowledge and experience, and serving as a mentor to the next generation. 

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