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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Transportation Studies experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Transportation Studies landscape.
This expert is a transportation and traffic engineering expert with extensive multi-modal experience in planning, design, engineering, safety, security, construction, maintenance, operations and management, who has served as a litigation consultant for many years. This expert holds a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, a Master's Degree in Transportation Planning, and a Ph.D. in Transportation Planning and Engineering.
This expert has written and edited numerous reports, studies, articles and columns for major publications, journals, newspapers and scholarly periodicals. This expert is a Professional, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, American Society of Civil Engineers (Fellow, Transportation Education and Safety Committees), Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, Institute of Transportation Engineers, American Society of Safety Engineers, National Association of Railroad Safety Consultants and Investigators, American Society of Transportation and Logistics, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (Committees 11 and 12, Facilities and Structures Subcommittee), American National Standards Institute, ASTM International (Committee F13 - Pedestrian/Walkway Safety), American Public Transportation Association, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and The Charter Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK).
This expert has the background and experience to be ideally suited to contribute important information at every stage in the litigation process. This expert has the ability to explain complex issues in layman terms, suggest strategies, investigate and uncover facts, perform literature reviews, research, and prepare safety evaluations. This expert is frequently consulted at the initial stages of a potential litigation for impartial input that can make the crucial difference between success and failure. As a transportation and traffic expert, this expert is able to assess the technical merits of a case and advise the client if the action is worth pursuing.
This expert brings to the table a long career in the passenger transportation field. While this expert's focus has shifted the past two decades increasingly toward the provision of expert witness services, this expert has continued conducting and participating in consulting efforts in almost every sector of the non-rail ground passenger transportation industry. A quick sample of this expert's consulting work includes:
This expert has served as a consultant to a Department of Transportation, designing fixed route and paratransit systems, and co-owned and directed the operation of a major paratransit service for a decade. This expert designed, directed and supervised a 70-vehicle demand-responsive, flexible-schedule subscription service for 1,100 physically and developmentally disabled clients. This expert also performed a number of technical assistance functions to both public- and private-sector operated transportation service entities. This expert helped this multi-purpose transportation company monitor and restructure its dedicated vehicle and taxi-based dial-a-ride services provided to roughly a dozen cities, and prepared the PUC application for the Company's original route deviation "Supershuttle" operation, since then both franchised out, and otherwise replicated throughout the country. This expert has been deposed and testified many times.
This expert is an award-winning industrial designer. This expert is a Professor of Transportation Design. As a freelance designer, this expert has become an authority in changing the way military vehicles are developed. This expert has worked extensively in military vehicles, trucks and tractors and has been recognized for innovations in design throughout the world. This expert is a vintage Jeep enthusiast, is well-versed in the history of the Jeep, and personally owns a restored CJ-2A, the earliest civilian-sold Jeep (retaining flat fenders, tailgate and mounted spare, like its military Willys MB predecessor). This expert has taught and presented at a military Development and Engineering Center and has a Defense Department Clearance.