Transportation expert opines on the Plan Bay Area and other subjects.

Transit expert finds humor in the sad state of transportation in the Bay Area.


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Thomas A. Rubin, CPA, CMA, CMC, CIA, CGFM, CFM has over four decades of experience in government surface transportation and finance, concentrating on public transit. As a consultant and auditor, he has served well over 100 transit agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, state departments of transportation, the U.S. Department of Transportation, suppliers to the transit industry, and not-for-profits.

He founded and directed the public transportation practice of what is now Deloitte & Touche, LLP, growing it to the largest of its type. He has also served as the chief financial officer of two the largest transit systems in the U.S., including the Southern California Rapid Transit District (now Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority), the third largest.

Since 1996, he has been a sole practitioner consultant, helping government agencies to improve their capital, operational, and financial planning and…

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One thought on “Transportation expert opines on the Plan Bay Area and other subjects.

  1. Bingo! But it all starts with the autos. Hence the Sfmta “sustainable complete streets” and vision zero. Assuming one would get rid of their car to ride the bus. Something that is happening all over the Bay Area with removal of spaces, removal of a street lane turning it into a green bike lane., bus lanes etc. causing businesses to close property value to go down. With the discounts tax breaks and easy planning approval why not develope new housing it’s cheap and my small buding is sitting empty?. It’s all connected. Sfmta has employees that our SF tax money pay for using SF city cars going to work across the Bay Area in different cities including some implants at their city halls. it’s all connected. The problem is word has not been getting out there to inform people of how bad this crap really is.


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