Expertise DescriptionI 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
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.
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.
My professional experience includes principal of a consulting firm specializing in transit accessibility and paratransit.
|BA||Urban Planning||University of Cincinnati|
|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|
Awards & Affiliation
American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases