Metroped Inc - P.O. Box 7244 -  Alexandria, VA - 22307-0244   - Phone  202-747-6031
Metroped is a privately funded non- profit corporation 



{Volunteers act on their own initiative - Bio's are not a Corporate or Organizational endorsement}

  Bob Brubaker  - Metroped Founder .

An Electronics Engineer by Profession, Bob is a committed Bicycle and Pedestrian Advocate.    He's a member of the IISA Govt Comm, LAB, WABA, PPTC, America Walks and active with WalkDC.  Beside Bike/Ped Issues, Bob is strong proponent of the Public Restroom Initiative and responsible for the Safe Crossings Web site.  

  Pat Davis Metroped Co-Director and advocate for Pedestrians and Public Restrooms.

Pat, a Gov't Contracting Officer, is also a key person in the Public Restroom Initiative and a strong supporter of the Safecrossings Campaign.  Pat is a member of LAB, WABA and the AVA.  She attends local transportation meetings to argue Bike and Pedestrian access.  

  Ingrid Nygaard, MD  Public Restroom Availability Advocate

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Univ Iowa College of Medicine.  Director, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. Co-author 'Void Where Prohibited.  Ingrid was a lead advocate for the OSHA Toilet availability regulations    

  Dr. Dave Reese M.D.  Restroom Initiative Liaison

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and of Family and Community Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine. Chairman, Pediatrics and Director, Pediatric Education, The Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington  Dr. Reese provides liaison to a wide range of of medical Specialists

  Dr. Donnica Moore M.D.  Promotes the Public Restroom Initiative

Dr Moore is a women's health expert and advocate.  She is a physician, educator, a media commentator and she is the Founder and President of, a popular women’s health information website 

  Allen Muchnick  Metroped Legislative Advisor

Allen is the president of the Virginia Bicycling Federation,  a League of American Bicyclists certified instructor, a former board member of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association and the Washington Regional Network for Livable Communities . Allen is active with the Arlington County and VDOT Bicycle Advisory Committees, the Citizens Advisory Committee to the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, the Arlington Coalition for Sensible Transportation, and the Friends of the W&OD Trail

  Samuel E. Friedman, M.D Public Restroom Availability Advocate

Medical Director of Nuclear Medicine and PET Imaging Palmetto Baptist Medical Center. Fellowship: Nuclear Medicine, UAB, 1990 Board certified, ABR, ABNM.  Dr. Friedman, whose son has Crohn's, is eager to fight for the rights of the "restroom challenged".  He's particularly interested in gaining support from Public Heath Advocacy Organizations.
  Dr. Richard Hermann M.D.   Restroom Initiative Advice and Review.

FAAPMR, board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, currently with the Department of Pediatrics, Department of Public Health and Department of Clinical Pathology at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University.  Dr. Hermann accepts the need for our cities to grow but not at the expense of the Public's Health

  Rachael Kennedy, M. Ed. - As coordinator for the Cardiovascular Health Project at the Alexandria Health Department, Rachael is a strong advocate for the removal of impediments to fitness and a strong supporter of the Public Restroom Initiative
  Dave J. Lyons Safe Crossings Director and Advocate 

As a retired as a Captain with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, Dave has first hand experience with the traumatic result of poor pedestrian street safety design.  Dave is the Safe Crossings Director.  He's responsible for numerous Media Stories covered by WTOP, the Washington Post, Fairfax Journal, Wash City News and Regional Papers.  Legislators call him!


Jim Walton  Traffic Safety and Community Development Advocate

Jim, an Electronics Engineer with the Army by Profession,  is an active member of both the Fairfax South County Development Assoc and the Mt. Zephyr C.A. Planning & Zoning Committee.   

  Dick Edwards - Advocate for Restrooms and Advisor: Bicycle and Trail Safety Issues

For 15 years, Dick's been averaging  5,000 miles a year in the saddle.   He's a volunteer with the National Park Service's Bicycle Patrol and was the past Ride Schedule Editor for the PPTC Pedal Patter.  He's also a member of Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club, and the CRABS, and WABITS tandem clubs.

  Frank Cohn -  Safe Crossings Technical Adviser

As Chair is the Transportation Committee Chair of the Mt Vernon Council of Citizens Assoc, Frank is a valuable, liaison, coordination and infrastructure planning resource.  Frank retired from Univ of Maryland as Dir. Grad Housing, and previously the Army's MDW Chief of Staff.  

Dianne Bowles.  Office Application Software Support

Dianne prefers to let others fight the good fight, but we appreciate her advanced spread-sheet and word processor skill.