John (Jay) Evans, PE, AICP

Chief Operating Officer

Jay Evans is the Chief Operating Officer for RSG, addressing successful delivery of projects across all markets through supportive business operations and sustainable leverage and growth of our most important asset – our people. Jay has over 25 years of relevant experience, including in business operations, corporate finance, and consulting practice. He has performed consulting in both the public and private sectors, working in the transportation, telecommunication, energy, real estate, and consumer packaged goods industries. His project work has ranged from travel demand forecasting model development and application to strategic decision support for major investments. He has served in a variety of Project Management and Program Manager roles.

Prior to joining RSG, Jay was an operations executive and principal consultant with Cambridge Systematics. He was a lead author and co-Principal Investigator for Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 95, the Traveler Response Handbook, and contributing author and Principal-in-Charge for National Highway Cooperative Research Program (NCHRP) Report 716, Travel Demand Forecasting: Parameters and Techniques.

Jay enjoys city living with his partner of 25+ years in Washington, D.C. and engaging in interesting travel, bicycling adventures, and crossword puzzles.

Jay is a registered Professional Engineer in D.C., Florida, and Virginia.

MBA, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia
BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

Greenberg, A. and J. Evans. “Pay-to-Save Transportation Pricing Strategies and Comparative Greenhouse Gas Reductions: Responding to Final Federal Rule for Existing Electric Utility Generating Units,” Transportation Research Record 2530, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., (2015): pp. 114-123.

Pratt, R.H., J. Evans, H. Levinson, S. Turner, C.Y. Jeng, and D. Nabors. “Chapter 16 – Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities” Traveler Response to Transportation System Changes, TCRP Report 95, National Academy of Sciences (2012).

Liu, F., J. Evans, and T. Rossi. “Recent Practices in Regional Modeling of Nonmotorized Travel,” Transportation Research Record 2303, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., (2012): pp. 1-8.

Douglas, G.B., and J. Evans. “Urban Design, Urban Form, and Employee Travel Behavior.” Proceedings of the Sixth TRB Conference on the Application of Transportation Planning Methods, Dearborn, Michigan, 1997.

Evans, J., V. Perincherry, and B. Douglas, “Transit Friendliness Factor: An Approach to Quantifying the Transit Access Environment in a Transportation Planning Model.” Transportation Research Record 1604, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., (1997): pp. 32-39.

Perincherry, V., J. Evans, and A. Bradstreet, “Application of a Relational Data Base Structure for Managing Network Information.” Transportation Research Record 1551, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., (1996): pp. 18-25.