Dennis Brooks has been with AMMA Transit Planning since 2006, using his financial and mathematical abilities to provide strong analytic products to support AMMA’s project efforts. His ability to evaluate and validate the financial and operating performance of transportation programs strengthens planning activities that sustain and improve the most efficient and effective operations.
Mr. Brooks has assisted on a wide range of planning projects and initiatives for public transit properties, regional planning agencies and human services transportation programs. His analytical thinking and attention to detail has provided strong support to funding agencies and successful grantees of several FTA discretionary grant offerings in several Southern California Counties over the past 15 years. Mr. Brooks regularly assesses the financial standing of transportation providers and has developed multi-year financial forecasts for multiple transit agencies through the conduct of comprehensive analyses and development of short-range transit plans. Additionally, Mr. Brooks has had responsibility for the collection and analysis of census data demographics and assessment of available transportation services for more than two dozen coordinated transportation plans.
Mr. Brooks has also recently participated in the conduct of Transportation Development Act (TDA) audits of public operators; lead responsibility for the assessment of a regional paratransit call center brokerage; an evaluation of California’s new Innovative Clean Transportation (ICT) initiative’s zero emission bus requirements for small operators; and developed intercity bus plans to support intercity rail development through California’s State Rail Plan initiative.
Mr. Brooks is currently enrolled in a degree program in Business Management at Riverside City College and has completed the Pepperdine Transit Management certificate program and several National Transit Institute courses.
Dennis is a resident of Riverside, CA. He is a devoted father and enjoys boating and tropical aquarium fishkeeping in his spare time.