In Transit, Transportation, Transportation & Land Use, Travel Information, Uncategorized
 his picture was taken as part of our pedestrian versus car challenge - who gets there first

This picture was taken as part of our pedestrian versus car challenge – who gets there first?

Meet Joan,  one of the few people who can tell you a story about two guys that robbed a bank and tried to get away by taking the bus? Yes, she is funny and as you can see she can act, but she’s not kidding about this!

Q: What attracted you to this job?
Joan: Diversity and the fact that we offer a tangible service.

Q: Why is transportation important for you?
Joan: Because it is efficient and a much needed service.

Q: What is a favorite thing about your job?
Joan: I really love the planning and analyzing part, enjoys discovering passenger motivation and patterns. (Seeing a data geek here?!?)

Q: Something about your commute (walking, biking or using public transportation) or your hobbies
Joan: Commute is long (122 miles), Waiting for the NJ TRANSIT to put an express bus route from Tuckerton to Princeton. (Joan is also telecommuting 3 times a week )

Q: What about your hobbies?
Joan: My dog, sports, festivals, farmer markets, hiking, gardening.

Q: Where do you stand on the climate change debate? Do you believe climate change is real?
Joan: Yes.

Q: What do you like most about your job?
Joan:  Planning service, ridership reports and an occasional creative brainstorm.

Q: What is your favorite movie?
Joan:  Patriot.

Q: What was the best moment of your life?
Joan:  Still waiting for it.

Q: Favorite transportation/commuting story.
Joan:  When I was working for Oklahoma City’s transit system. Two guys robbed a bank and used our bus to make their getaway.  Now that’s on time performance!

Q: What else would you like to do if you were not working in transportation?
Joan:  Writing the next bestselling novel. ( We will be looking for her name  on the bestselling lists from now on 🙂

Q: Pet Peeve:
Joan: Tardiness, hate inconsiderate people that make others wait.

Q:  What do you like to do in your spare time?
Joan: Hike with my dog; watch football/baseball, kayak.

Q: Favorite foods:
Joan: Salads; prime rib


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