Wayne, PA, October 10, 2017 – Ecolane, a global leader in transit business software, has hired Rachelle Jezbera as the company’s Senior Director, Business Development and Partner Relations for the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. Jezbera will conduct business through the Wayne, PA office, located near Philadelphia, PA.
“Ecolane answers the ongoing challenges of reservations, scheduling, and, dispatch in paratransit through advanced, automated technology, user-friendly applications, and strong customer support,” said Jezbera. “This is a great opportunity for me to join such a seasoned team of industry professionals who truly care about ensuring rider needs are taken care and are balanced in conjunction with the financial concerns of the transit agencies we serve.”
Prior to joining Ecolane, Jezbera served as Senior Program Manager at American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Responsibilities included management of the Transit Cooperative Research Program’s (TCRP) Dissemination and Implementation Program. The TCRP, in conjunction with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), is a grant based program providing industry solutions derived from research and best practices in the public transportation industry. The program is part housed through the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences and based in Washington, DC. Jezbera also managed APTA’s Emerging Leaders (ELP), a program instrumental to APTA’s ongoing initiatives for successful workforce development in the industry.
“I am thrilled to welcome Rachelle to the Ecolane team,” said Senior Vice President Ryan Larsen of Ecolane, “Rachelle brings 15+ years of transit experience and a new perspective from her time at APTA. Her presence will continue to help us build our focus and portfolio in the APTA transit community. In addition, Rachelle will help us create a new area of potential growth with the Ecolane Partners Program.”
Ecolane is the most flexible, affordable and reliable choice for transit agency managers, directors and decision-makers with responsibility for implementing easy-to-deploy scheduling and dispatch solutions. Ecolane’s software platform restores community engagement to people who might not otherwise have access and mobility. With US headquarters in Wayne, PA, Ecolane is a technology leader in the demand responsive transportation (DRT) and the paratransit solutions market. For more information, please visit www.ecolane.com. Ecolane is part of the National Express family of companies.
About National Express LLC
Durham School Services, Stock Transportation, Petermann Bus and National Express Transit Corporation, make up National Express LLC, headquartered in Lisle, IL. As a leader in transit and student transportation, National Express is committed to exceptional safety, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. Our North American companies operate 23,000 buses and serve over 500 clients in 39 states and four provinces.