Devin Rouse is the owner of DCRail Advisory, providing consulting services to passenger railroads, public transit agencies, and railroad industry executives. He is the former Executive Officer of the Office of Railroad Systems, Technology & Innovation, and the former Director of the Passenger Rail Division within the Federal Railroad Administration’s Office of Railroad Safety. He has served as a principal subject matter expert in areas related to passenger rail safety, passenger rail equipment, Positive Train Control (PTC) and emerging technologies, high-speed rail, and the development and construction of new railroads. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), as well as FRA’s Railroad Safety Board, and chaired the Railroad Safety Advisory Committee’s Passenger Safety Working Group (PSWG) and Engineering Task Force (ETF). Mr. Rouse is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia. He holds a master’s degree in Civil and Transportation Engineering, and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.