Rolf Schmitt

Profile Updated: April 9, 2020
Class of 1968
Residing In: Baltimore, MD USA
Homepage: www.bts.gov
Spouse/Partner: Ann Mladinov
Children, Grandchildren: Gavin, born 1980; Owen, born 1988; Gavin's son Jackson, born 2011.
Occupation/Career(s) Details:

I am currently Deputy Director of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, US Department of Transportation. My federal career started in 1977 at the National Transportation Policy Study Commission, and I have served various parts of the Department of Transportation since 1979. I have a BA in geography from Cal State LA (1972) and a PhD in geography from the Johns Hopkins University (1978).

Different places I have lived:

I moved to Baltimore in 1972 for graduate school and never left.

School Memories:

Drum Major 1967-68

Organizations, clubs, sports groups, and other groups I (did or do) participate in (in high school and/or now):

Emeritus Member, Committee on Transportation History and Committee on Freight Transportation Data, Transportation Research Board, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine

Longest serving member of the Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology

Milestones & Epiphanies:

I helped establish in Maryland Rail Commuter service in the 1980s, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics in the 1990s, and the international theatre program of the Baltimore School for the Arts in the 2000s.

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