Ronny Kraft Consulting is a sole proprietorship specializing in transportation planning, market research, and geographic information systems (GIS). Firm owner and transportation planner, Ronny Kraft, has 15 years of experience working with public sector clients to address the mobility challenges faced by many different communities throughout California. Ms. Kraft’s experience using GIS to support planning efforts is extensive. She has conducted analysis of trip patterns, including origins and destinations, for several wholistic studies that included paratransit, as well as other modes used by older adults and people with disabilties. Ms. Kraft is a skilled cartographer, using the combination of GIS and Adobe Illustrator to create clean and intuitive maps and data visualizations. She has conducted geographic analysis and produced maps for various purposes, including O/D trip analysis existing conditions, system map overhauls, proposed route realignments, commute patterns, grant proposals, and community outreach.
In addition to his Senior Associate position with AMMA Transit Planning, Roy Glauthier is principal of Transportation Planning and Policy. Since October 1996, Transportation Planning and Policy has provided transit and paratransit technical assistance to cities, counties and public agencies nationwide on policy, organization and operating issues, with special emphasis on ADA compliance, performance assessment and contract procurement. Direct operating experience in local fixed-route, paratransit and special services for seniors and individuals with disabilities and broad consulting experience inform his analysis of specific issues and the provision of practical alternatives and recommendations. Long involvement with contracted services and their intended and unintended consequences allows him to assist client agencies to carry out successful procurements while his hands-on knowledge of paratransit operations, including the nuances of computerized systems, results in effective, implementable recommendations.
Prior to August 1996, Mr. Glauthier has a Principal Partner in the national transit management firm, DAVE Transportation Services, Inc. With the DAVE organization, Mr. Glauthier managed and directly participated in well over 350 consulting engagements to agencies as diverse as the Chicago Transit Authority, the Via Metro Transit in San Antonio Texas, the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado, the Honolulu Public Transit Authority and cities throughout the Western U.S. Additionally, he served as Regional Manager with responsibility for all DAVE management contracts in Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Utah, a total of eighteen locations operating 26 public transit and paratransit contracts.
Mr. Glauthier’s recent work with AMMA includes the competitive procurement of transit management and operations services for the City of Blythe/ Palo Verde Valley Transportation Authority [CA], Call Center Planning Assistance for the Western Placer Consolidated Transportation Services Agency [Auburn CA], and Federal Grant assistance planning for the San Bernardino Association of Governments.
Mr. Glauthier has a Master Degree in Business Administration from University of California, Irvine and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA.