Taking a systems-level approach, Rick combines depth of knowledge in operational requirements and proven experience in on-board, wayside, and back-office technologies to support continuous improvements in rail system safety. Rick applies expertise from achieving Positive Train Control compliance on the country’s busiest commuter railroads, proactively identifying solutions to achieve harmony among unique systems. A go-to technical resource and trusted facilitator, he currently leads an Amtrak interoperability standards working group, supporting closer cooperation among Northeast Corridor operators, consultants and suppliers.
Rick has collaborated on the following projects
- Amtrak Advanced Civil Speed Enforcement System (ACSES) Maintenance and Support – Northeast Corridor
- New Jersey Transit and Amtrak Safety STR Server (STS) Connectivity
- Metro-North Railroad, Lead ACSES Integrator for Positive Train Control Design and Implementation