The KLT Group follows a pragmatic approach to address our client needs.  We look to mitigate risk throughout the life-cycle of any project while being sensitive to our client’s desired outcomes. Our diverse set of skills and capabilities combined with decades of collective experience set the KLT Group apart.

Paola Ariza
P.E. MBA, CC-P | Associate Vice President

Climate Change Leadership Academy, Cohort E
MBA, Beuth University of Applied Sciences (Berlin)
PE, Masters of Engineering, University of Florida
BS, Civil Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogota)

With over 17 years of experience as an engineer and environmental planner, Paola has extensive experience in engineering design and analysis, project management and environmental documentation and agency coordination for the private and public sectors. She has successfully provided onsite technical assistance at the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), in both the Facilities Engineering and Environmental Planning Divisions. Her experience has also included technical assistance to the Maryland State Highway Administration, Baltimore City, Frederick County, and the City of Portland.


  • MDOT-MTA Resiliency Assessment
  • MDOT-MTA Asset Management
  • Corridor Cities Transit Way (CCT) EA
  • Baltimore Red Line Transit Corridor Study EIS/ROD
  • Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project Management
  • Grants Management
  • Baltimore City Downtown Transfer Center

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