Ronald Creswell leads Urban’s rail and transit systems service line. He has more than 35 years of experience as a systems engineer. Ron has an in-depth background in systems integration, design support during construction, construction management, and field testing and commissioning for rail, communications, and computer systems in both the municipal and commercial sectors for numerous telecommunications, industrial automation, control, and monitoring applications. He also has experience in staff leadership, project management, and quality assurance/control.
A graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering, Ron has worked for many transit agencies and authorities, including the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, the Edmonton Transit System, and Dallas Area Rapid Transit. His early experience includes design and development of telecommunications systems and components on active duty as a captain for the U.S. Army Signal Corps, and as a contractor for the Department of Defense.