Public Transit Expert in ADA Compliance

Case Description:

IMS ExpertServices was asked to provide a public transit expert in ADA compliance for an action brought against a city government for failing to provide handicap accessibility on all bus routes. The plaintiff, an advocate group for handicapped individuals, alleged the city government did not make a good faith effort to procure all handicap accessible buses for its mass transit system.

The client sought public transit experts familiar with the compliance requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the procurement process in mass transit systems. The expert was needed to consult on transportation planning and vehicle procurement in municipal government and to opine on the compliance requirements of the ADA for public transit, specifically handicap accessible buses.

Experts Presented:

  • Transportation & Logistics Expert

    With more than 20 years of experience in the public transit industry, this expert specializes in transit operations and consults with many clients on issues including vehicle procurement and ADA compliance. She has authored ADA compliance transportation plans and has worked with disability groups in proposing plans for better handicap accessibility. She is familiar with the mass transit market and circumstances affecting procurement of handicap accessible buses for public transit systems. IMS Reference #4995349

  • Transportation & Logistics Expert

    This expert has more than 30 years of experience in public transit systems and transportation planning at the local, state and federal levels. He has directed more than 100 planning studies including both large and small systems and consulted on ADA compliance. Many of the plans he has authored were for ADA compliance and he was selected by the federal government to conduct audits and examinations with regard ADA adherence. The expert has previous expert witness experience including other ADA related cases. IMS Reference #499522

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