Tessera is a firm focused on creating healthy, vibrant communities through transportation planning, design and public outreach. We have a strong commitment to clients through effective communications and responsiveness to their needs.
Certified as a State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services Woman-Owned Small/Minority Business Enterprise (SBE/MBE) and a Connecticut Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).
Transportation is the backbone of any community. It connects people, defines the character of the place and drives the local economy. We provide a collaborative, community-driven approach to transportation, taking time to understand the needs and concerns of the client and the local stakeholders. Whether it’s conducting a road safety audit or planning study, reviewing policies and maintenance operations, or designing roadway improvements, Tessera takes a holistic approach toward implementable solutions that balance the needs of all roadway users.
Institute of Transportation Engineers
Intelligent Transportation Systems CT (Board of Directors)
North Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce
Tess Schwartz, PE holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and has over a decade of experience in transportation engineering, public works administration and public outreach. Ms. Schwartz has worked for several large consulting engineering firms in Connecticut and served as Assistant Director of Public Works for the Town of East Hartford.