PUBLIC TRANSIT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-008360
This qualified expert has over 35 years of experience in the transportation industry. His expertise includes public transport, transportation management, DOT regulations, and driver and safety training. He formerly worked as Assistant General Manager for New York City Transit, where he managed training of employees including drivers. He currently works as Area Safety Director for a transportation services contractor.
Expert Witness: E-061900
This expert has more than three decades of experience securing public safety in municipal transit environments. As a Deputy Chief of a major transit network, he has authority over police operations in multiple areas of New York City, including in Penn Station. He has received advanced emergency management and intelligence training from FEMA, the FBI, and the DHS.
Expert Witness: E-009920
This expert has experience as a Rail Transit operator and operations supervisor. He worked as a Field Supervisor, Rail Controller, Yard Controller, and Instructor, which included training and responding to rail related accidents as an investigator. He assisted in creating a Rail Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Rail Operating Rule Book for Metro Blue, Green and Red Line commuter trains.
Expert Witness: E-008398
This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in bus transit training and safety with 33 years at the New York City Transit Authority. He began his career as a Bus Operator and rose through the ranks through various positions including Superintendent, Instructor of Bus Safety and Training, NYS National Safety Council Trainer, and finally Director of Transportation Training as well as the Lead Bus and Simulator Instructor. After retiring from the New York ...
Expert Witness: E-012239
Expert in rapid transit accident investigation, particularly rolling equipment and motive power, event recordings, track, operations, train handling, and human performance. He retired from the National Transportation Safety Board after 22 years as an investigator-in-charge in which time he participated in 57 major accident investigations, 32 field accident investigations, 10 public hearings, 16 depositions, and 6 special studies.  He wrote 11 major accident reports, 8 ...
Expert Witness: E-088983
This expert is a training consultant for CTAA (Community Transportation Association of America). He certify trainers in wheelchair securement, and passenger safety and sensitivity. When working with State he would develop specifications of paratransit vehicles for agencies receiving funds from the FTA (Federal Transportation Administration). For the last two years this expert has served as Safety &Security Program Manager, reviewing accident and incident reports from ...
Expert Witness: E-062589
This expert has over 27 years of professional engineering experience encompassing public agencies (Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), academia (California State University, National University) and industry with over 200 technical publications. He taught at California State University and at National University various in topics such as transportation and highway engineering, including geometric design ...
Expert Witness: E-048551
This highly qualified expert earned his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the Washington University-Barnes Jewish Hospital and went on to complete a fellowship at the prestigious Paul Scherrer Institute-Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Center for Proton Therapy. He is an expert in the use of proton beam therapy. This expert is a member of prestigious societies such as the American College ...
Expert Witness: E-039025
This expert has over 20 years in the transportation demand management field. He is a nationally recognized, award-winning transportation planning executive and leader with experience in transportation planning, parking/transportation demand management and transit planning/operations. He also has a background including planning, data analysis, management, operations, and government relations. The last 15 years he has been working for leading research universities ...
Expert Witness: E-030077
This qualified expert of Radiology obtained his BS in Psychology summa cum laude from Rutgers University and his MD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his internship in Rotating Transitional Year with focus on surgery subspecialties at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and pursued his residency in Diagnostic Radiology as well as fellowships in Musculoskeletal Radiology at the University of California, San Diego. He is Board Certified ...

PUBLIC TRANSIT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Municipal Shuttle Bus Runs Over Morning Commuter PUBLIC TRANSIT Expert Case

Municipal Shuttle Bus Runs Over Morning Commuter

…  commuter over. He was rushed to the hospital but died in transit from his injuries. An expert in bus safety was sought to speak to the …

Man is Killed by Subway Train PUBLIC TRANSIT Expert Case

Man is Killed by Subway Train

This case takes place in New York and involves a man who was struck and run over by a subway train. The plaintiff was standing on the station platform behind the warning strip next to the tracks when he fainted, falling to the ground and rolling on to the  …