Rachel Beyerle joined Easter Seals Project ACTION in 2008 and is the Communications Director for the Easterseals Transportation Group which supports the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC). With the launch of the new center in October 2015, she conducts research, produces original content for print and web, provides editorial support, and coordinates marketing and communications outreach to professionals who provide and promote the availability and accessibility of transportation options that serve the needs of people with disabilities, seniors and caregivers.
Rachel has over 20 years of experience in the transportation industry having served as a city and regional planner in both Louisville, Ky. and Janesville, Wis. and as a program coordinator for AASHTO–the association that represents all 50 state departments of transportation. She holds an M.A. in Geography (Transportation) from the University of Kentucky and a B.S. in Geography (Urban Analysis) from the University of Louisville.