Expert 317130 - CA(N)


Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in transit accessibility. My expertise includes americans with disabilities act (ADA), wheelchair securement and lift / ramp access, procedures, training, and marking / tether strap policy; passenger assistance; buses; and paratransit service performance. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes Americans with Disabilities Act civil rights: accessibility to public, social service, and medical transportation; Personal injury in senior/disabled accidents on passenger transportation; Wheelchair accidents on passenger transportation; Passenger assistance accidents on passenger transportation.


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes Passenger assistance policies, procedures, and training for fixed route transit and paratransit; Wheelchair policies, procedures, and training for fixed route transit and paratransit; General senior and disabled accessibility policies, procedures, and training for fixed route transit and paratransit; Undercover ride monitoring and service evaluation on fixed route transit; Research and development on new wheelchair securement technologies.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes principal of a consulting firm specializing in transit accessibility and paratransit.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
BAUrban PlanningUniversity of Cincinnati

Licenses Certifications

Certified Trainer: Passenger Service and Safety
Community Transportation Association of America
Certified Trainer: Advanced Mobility Device Securement
National Transit Institute
Certified Trainer: Passanger Assistance
University of Wisconsin
Milwaukee

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

American Public Transportation Association (APTA)


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