Previous clients and Projects

2016: In-depth safety assessments of seventeen public level crossings along a commuter line in the City of Markham, Ontario, as part of a train whistling cessation study.


2015: Production of research paper for the Transportation Development Centre of Transport Canada:  Railway Accident Trends: Review of Research and Issues


2014: Authored a study which reviewed research and related issues on mitigating risky behaviour of road users delayed at occupied highway-railway grade crossings for Transport Canada’s Transportation Development Centre.


2014: Provided expert assistance to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada on issues related to single person train operations.


2013-2014: Provided expert opinion to North American law firms on level crossing, trespassing and derailment issues.


2013: Provided expert advice, through Effect Advisory Corporation, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the areas of rail safety and accident investigations


2012: Assisted in railway safety certification, validation of railway safety management systems documentation, regulatory inspections and audits and development of an accident investigation capability for the Saudi Railways Commission, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


2011: Provided independent, expert opinion to Hall & Associates LLC, Washington DC, on safety issues related to a major train derailment.

2010-2011: Provided consulting services for drafting of investigation operations manuals and guidelines for the Government of Ireland, Rail Accident Investigation Unit.


2010: Transport Canada – Rail Industry Specialist overseeing 14 existing and proposed R&D projects in the rail safety and economics areas. The projects covered rail operations and infrastructure issues.


2009: Transportation Safety Board – Spokesperson for the Board for the release of a level crossing investigation report involving a high speed passenger train striking a heavy truck immobilized at a level crossing.