John Betak, PhD

John Betak, PhD

John Betak is a senior operations and management consultant and a CAIT research fellow. He has over 40 years of diverse, international experience in freight and rail operations, management, consulting, administration, and research for corporations, nonprofits, and major North American universities. Betak received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in geography and artificial intelligence. He taught…

Vincent Matheney

Vincent Matheney

Mr. Matheney has been involved with many environmental planning and engineering projects in his 28-year career. He was trained as an engineering/surveying technician in the U.S. Air Force and graphic design at the University of Akron. He has used GIS including ArcGIS and ArcGIS Pro, CAD including AutoCAD and Microstation, GPS with Trimble and Graphic…

Mike Brown, PE

Mike Brown, PE

Mike is an innovative entrepreneur and problem solver. He founded Metro Analytics in 2009 with a goal of attracting the nation’s top talent in urban planning. Mike is an experienced roadway and transit concept developer and travel demand modeler. In transit, he has led several successful FTA New Starts grants. He serves on TRB’s Intersection…

Rob Schiffer, AICP

Rob Schiffer, AICP

Long-Range Plans and Travel Demand Models Rob has over 37-years of experience in long-range transportation planning and travel demand forecasting models. He is a member of the Transportation Planning Analysis and Application Committee (AEP-15) of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). Rob served as Conference Chair of the 2011 TRB Transportation Planning Applications Conference (AppCon) and…

David Proffitt, PhD

David Proffitt, PhD

David has 19 years of experience helping maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of transportation on the local, state, and national level. He is a scholar whose research focuses on the connections between climate change, transportation, and the built environment. David is affiliated with Metro Analytics to help migrate cutting-edge research into practical applications with municipal…

Stephen Fleck

Stephen Fleck

Stephen is a data analyst at Metro Analytics, using his backgrounds in data science, economics, and statistics to produce and present forecasts, analyses, and visualizations for various projects across the country.  

Justin Peng

Justin Peng

Justin is a planner at Metro Analytics, leveraging his recent scholastic and new professional experience to address various transportation projects.  Foci have included air quality, parking, pedestrian movements, and most recently Transportation Research Board projects. 

Reid Ewing, PhD

Reid Ewing, PhD

As one of the America’s most cited scholars in the field of metropolitan transportation planning, Dr. Ewing is uniquely qualified to ensure the research process and deliverables incorporate the best and most relevant knowledge on best practices for MPOs. In 2018 he published research in Transportation Research Record on the role of MPOs in land-use…

Jim Boes

Jim Boes

Aviation Jim Boes has a broad range and over 20 years of aviation and airport related experience. He has a strong understanding of aviation and airport issues through his experience as an aviation planner and professional pilot. He brings over 14 years of experience as an aviation planner in both the public and private sectors….

Kevin Johns

Kevin Johns

Kevin Johns leads a Global Economic Practice advising public and private leaders on advanced ideas, methods and solutions to futuristic economies and private international capital infrastructure investment.  Kevin is currently working with the Organization of American States (OAS) on the Economic Roadmap to Resiliency for the Commonwealth of Dominica, identifying and implementing solutions to rapid…