Richard F. Pain is the former Transportation Safety Coordinator for the Transportation Research Board, a division of The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine.
He was staff to 19 standing committees and a similar number of active subcommittees focusing on all aspects of highway and other mode safety, human performance, and cycles and pedestrians. He also was staff to committees on visualization, developing countries, statistics, and emergency evacuation. Before coming to TRB in 1988, Rick spent 20 years conducting contract safety and human performance research with several consulting firms. Since retiring Rick has done several consulting assignments.