Transportation Alternatives (TA) is a passenger transportation consultancy engaged in the planning, design, evaluation, marketing, training, management and operation of transit, paratransit, motorcoach, school bus, special education, taxi, non-emergency medical transportation, airport and hotel shuttles, and other ground transportation systems and services. On the automotive side of the field, TA has coordinated the design and marketing efforts for two European-manufactured buses, prepared vehicle specifications, conducted product and production facility evaluations, and coordinated testing and certification efforts. Finally, TA is a nationwide leader in forensic accident analysis, with TA President Ned Einstein involved in more than 400 lawsuits. The firm specializes in transportation for elderly, physically- and developmentally-challenged individuals, schoolchildren and other special user groups, with an emphasis on both safety and efficiency. TA's considerable domestic and international experience includes:
Transportation Alternatives is also one of the nation's leading safety consulting and forensics analysis firms, and provides a range of expert witness services for both plaintiffs and defendants, including class action suits, labor disputes and mediation.
Transportation Alternatives operates as a consortium of Senior Consultants, coordinated by Ned Einstein and supplemented by associate-level staff and support services as needed, for each specific task or assignment. See also:
For insight into Transportation Alternatives' understanding of transportation system design, see: