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Expert Witness Testimony and Consulting in all Transit Sectors: Ride-Hail, Ride-Sharing, Taxi, Taxicab, Non-Emergency Medical Transport, Bus, School Bus, Shuttle Van, Limousine and Paratransit Services
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Welcome to the home of J. M. Rubino Transit Consulting and Expert Witness Testimony, experts in all sectors of passenger transportation including:

  • Non-Emergency Medical Transport, Non-Medical Transport
  • ADA Paratransit, Ambulette, and Transportation for the Disabled and the Elderly
  • Charter Bus, School Bus, Transit Bus, Party Bus, Shuttle Bus
  • Medicaid Brokers and Hospital Transportation
  • Ride-Hail, Ride-Sharing, Taxi, Taxicab, Limousine, Black Car, Sedan Services and all Premium Car Services

Company Principal

Joseph M. Rubino is one the nation’s premier transit consultants and has worked on projects involving ground passenger transportation in 47 states. Mr. Rubino, whose career in the industry has spanned 44 years, 1st as an executive and now as an expert to the industry, not only has great expertise in transit operations, business development, and regulatory issues, but he is also one of the most sought-after informational and motivational speakers in the industry. His expertise in passenger ground transportation includes paratransit, non-emergency medical transport, non medical transportation, ambulette, wheelchair lift van, shuttle van, charter bus, transit bus, taxicab, limousine, Ride- hailing, ride-sharing services such as Uber & Lyft, and all similar forms of livery. His expert witness experience includes cases involving traffic accidents, passenger injuries, personal injury, employee/employer disputes, as well as transportation regulatory issues.

Industry Pioneer

A pioneer in the fields of both paratransit and non-emergency medical transportation, Mr. Rubino and his team, in the 1970's and early 80's, created many of the industry protocols and procedures which are now utilized nationwide as best practices. Mr. Rubino has worked on national consulting projects for the Federal Transit Administration, the Transportation Research Board, the Veterans Administration, Easter Seals Project Action, and the Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association (TLPA). He has also conducted training seminars for the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, the Florida Public Transit Association, the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged, and has worked on transit issues with government regulators in Oregon, Colorado, New Mexico, Kentucky, Illinois, Iowa, New York, Connecticut, Mississippi, Tennessee, Indiana, South Carolina, Ohio, West Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Washington State and Washington, DC. He has conducted government-sponsored transit seminars in New York City, Buffalo, NY, Washington, DC, Alexandria, VA, Richmond, VA, Charlotte, NC, Columbia, SC, Pittsburgh, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Providence, RI, Toledo, OH, Columbus, OH, Charleston, WV, Newark, Ohio, Chicago, IL, Bloomington, IL, Biloxi, MS, Jacksonville, FL, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Tampa, FL, Ft. Myers, FL, Miami, FL, Seattle, WA, Las Vegas, NV, Denver, CO, Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, and Kansas City, MO.

Expert Witness Testimony and Trial Testimony

Mr. Rubino provides expert opinions in a manner that is unique from other experts in the industry. First of all, unlike some other experts in his field who work 90% of the time for the plaintiff, Mr. Rubino has maintained a 50/50 split between plaintiff and defense cases. Secondly, Mr. Rubino's CV contains 150 references, including 100 from defense and plaintiff attorneys he has worked with. New clients are invited to call any of those attorneys at random. To learn what some of those references have said about Mr. Rubino please see the Testimonials page on this website.

Mr. Rubino uses an Eight Step Expert Witness Methodology in which he analyzes the facts of the case as they relate to national industry standards. In addition, he refers to national industry organizations which would be considered representative of commonly-accepted standards in their particular sub-sector. He then considers state and local regulations that apply, as well as contractual obligations that are germane to the case. He also refers to peer-reviewed support material that has been written on the issues involved.

This methodology allows him to opine on standard of care, duty of care, company management policies, driver behavior, passenger care, and exactly what a transportation is required to do or not do, especially in cases involving personal injury. Mr. Rubino also can provide expert opinions on regulatory issues, and can analyze company business plans to determine the probability of a proposed company succeeding or failing, and whether or not the company will actually serve its targeted population.


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