Mindy Rhindress, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Transportation, Recreation, Planning and Preservation Group
Mindy Rhindress, Ph.D., is senior vice president and director of Abt SRBI’s Transportation, Recreation, Planning and Preservation (TRPP) group. She has more than 35 years in the survey research industry. During that time, she has led hundreds of transportation and environmental survey projects that cover important issues facing cities, regional corridors, transportation agencies, recreation areas, and environmentalists.
Rhindress is a frequent speaker at Transportation Research Board (TRB) and American Public Transit Association (APTA) events. She is a standing member at the TRB Fare Policy and Public Transit Committee and has organized workshops and chaired panels on a variety of topics, including use of social media and web panels in transportation research. She currently chairs the TRB panel on Use of Web in Transit Customer Feedback.
Rhindress is also an adjunct professor in the Graduate Division at Queens College in New York, where she teaches survey research methods and serves on the Advisory Committee for the Masters Program in Applied Social Research. She earned a Ph.D. in Sociology from the City University of New York.