Senior Public Transportation, Innovation & Automation Associate
Dennis Hinebaugh has over 41 years of public transportation professional, operations, planning, and administration experience. He is a 29-year member of the National Academy of Sciences-Transportation Research Board (TRB). He is the current Chair of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Committee, past Chair of the TRB Bus Transit Systems Committee, and Chair of five international TRB Conferences on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). Dennis is a Member Emeritus of TRB’s Bus Transit Systems Committee, Associate Editor of the TRB Transportation Research Record (TRR), a member of APTA/Federal Transit Administration (FTA) BRT Standards Development Committee and is a member of APTA Connected and Automated Vehicles Committee, and Bus Operations Committee. He is the Past Chair of TRB Public Transportation Group’s 19 Committees and is a 36-year member of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
Dennis has a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, and Master’s Degree classes in Urban Planning from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
Dennis currently leads the development of the Annual Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit now in its 9th year. This national Summit brings 700 registrants to Florida each year to hear from international, national, and local presenters, demonstrators, and exhibitors about technologies, operations, and policy issues related to the implementation and deployment of autonomous, connected, and electric technologies.