Mr. Hekele has over 15 years of experience conducting transit and transportation related research for both the public and the private sector. He specializes in the project management of large national studies, most notably for Origin and Destination Transit surveys, study design, sample selection and development, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and interpretation of findings. Mr. Hekele has extensive experience with rider and non rider customer satisfaction and utilization measurement, particularly in the public transportation industry.
Types of projects Mr. Hekele has worked on include household travel behavior surveys, Origin-Destination surveys, Onboard transit surveys, Non-Rider transit surveys, community transportation planning surveys, needs assessment research, strategic planning initiatives, feasibility studies, and visitor surveys.
Mr. Hekele is currently serving as Director of Field Operations for ETC Institute. He currently manages the data collection efforts for large transportation studies and workplace studies.
Please see resume for a comprehensive list of projects Mr. Hekele has worked on.
B.S., Marketing and Business Administration, Kansas State University