Establishment and startup of new transit entities. Merger and acquisition of private bus and rail transit companies.
Planning, design and construction of new Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines, and rail system expansions. Preparation of operations and economic analysis consistent with federal "new-starts" criteria.
Program design and project management oversight of "state-of-good-repair" projects to renew, rehabilitate and replace transit infrastructure and rolling stock.
Negotiation and management of commuter rail and bus purchase of service contracts, including development of economic principles for shared use of rail corridors, terminals and stations by commuter, freight, and/or intercity railroads.
Economic and financial analysis of railroad and transit operations to manage operating costs and revenues, consistent with service and performance standards. Undertake performance audits of a transit program and/or system.
Implement sustainability, green energy and energy efficiency initiatives, including development of "carbon-footprints" and carbon trading strategies.
Draft and help enact federal and state legislation affecting transit and highway authorization, passenger and freight railroad services, and transit safety and security.
Define and implement strategies for labor negotiations and strengthening labor-management relationships.
We have over 42 years of transit and railroad experience in operations, cost control, corporate strategy, federal and state legislative policies, and legislation.