BiographySusan Bregman has more than 25 years of experience as a transportation researcher and policy analyst. She is the principal and founder of Oak Square Resources, LLC, a Boston-based consulting firm that provides research, policy, and communication services to the public transportation industry. She has particular expertise in the field of social media and was the principal investigator for TCRP Synthesis 99, Uses of Social Media in Public Transportation, published by the Transportation Research Board in 2012.
Since 2008, Susan has been editor of The Transit Wire, a daily blog about transit technology that covers everything from mobile applications and social media to contactless fare collection.
Before joining the consulting world, she worked for the city of Boston and the U.S. Department of Transportation. She started her professional life as a writer and editor for a trade association and a community newspaper.
Community-based transit planning, job-access transportation, government use of social media, suburban transit, survey analysis, transit policy research and analysis, needs assessment, blog development, public involvement
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Public transportation policy, including uses of social media and mobile technology
Susan is an award-winning photographer and her work may be found at www.rednickel.com.