Established in 1987 in Ohio, RLS & Associates, Inc. (RLS) is a woman-owned business providing transportation management and operations consulting services to transportation providers throughout the United States. Since its inception, the Company’s primary focus has been assisting local communities, governmental entities, transportation providers, and human service agencies with transportation-related issues. As a result, RLS has developed a nationally recognized reputation within the transportation industry for being responsive to client needs and for providing pragmatic solutions to the critical issues facing today's transportation systems.

Our breadth of clients, projects, and service areas sets RLS apart from other firms. Past and current clients include small, medium, and large public transit systems, in both urban and rural areas across the country. In addition, RLS specializes in providing technical assistance to federal and state departments of transportation, government agencies, and paratransit systems.

RLS has a full complement of transit planners, compliance specialists, trainers, and Geographic Information System (GIS) technicians, supplemented by other associated contractors who regularly perform work for the company. The RLS home office is located in Dayton, Ohio, with professional staff in the field in Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina, as well as other locations throughout the United States.

RLS has developed diversity both in its knowledge and expertise. The RLS staff has been nationally recognized and conducts a variety of training classes, from ˝ day sessions to 3-5 day events, both on site and through video conferencing and webinars.

RLS & Associates, Inc. is Moving Public Transportation Into the Future.