January 12, 2024 – New York, New York, USA: The Routing Company (“TRC”), a global on-demand vehicle routing and management platform partnering with cities to power the future of public transit, today celebrated the appointment of Dietter Aragon to the incoming Board of Directors for Latinos In Transit (“LIT”). Dietter’s two-year term starts this month and was recently announced by LIT.
Latinos In Transit is a leading multicultural, non-profit organization that advocates equity, diversity, and inclusion and enables the development and advancement of its members to executive positions, as well as other positions of influence in the mobility industry. It is one of the fastest-growing nonprofits in transportation. To learn more, visit latinosintransit.org/about.
Dietter currently serves as a Business Development Manager with TRC, having joined the company in 2022. He has been an active member and supporter of LIT for the past six years and is passionate about advancing Latino and Hispanic individuals in the transit industry.
“I am honored to join the board of Latinos In Transit,” said Aragon. “I am excited to develop new opportunities for members to advance in the transit industry, while helping advance the representation of Latinos in the transportation industry as a whole. This is a great responsibility and I intend to serve with humility, vision, and vigor to add the most value for LIT members.”
Dietter lends more than two decades of industry experience in his role at TRC, and now in his board director role with LIT as well. He began his transit career in 2001 as a coach operator, and since then has advanced through leadership roles in quality assurance, transit planning, and operations spanning three of California’s leading transit agencies (Foothill Transit in West Covina, the Antelope Valley Transit Authority in Lancaster, and Torrance Transit in the City of Torrance. During this time, he was instrumental in the implementation of two multimillion-dollar Intelligent Transportation Systems.
"We applaud Dietter’s appointment to the LIT Board of Directors,” said James Cox, Chief Executive Officer, TRC. “He has long been passionately involved in the LIT community, and in his new board role can leverage insight spanning on-demand, paratransit, and fixed-route operations, as well as service development, project management, and developing operational performance metrics for the public and private sectors. We know his contributions will be beneficial to the board and members of Latinos In Transit.”
“We’re thrilled to welcome Dietter to the LIT Board. His extensive transit experience paired with his long standing dedication to the Latino and Hispanic communities will make a meaningful difference for the direction of LIT,” said Herold Humphrey, President, LIT. “We have seen remarkable growth in our membership since inception, and as we head into the next chapter under the leadership of the incoming board, we know Dietter’s contributions will be invaluable.”
TRC’s award-winning Pingo platform includes the Drive Pingo™ and Ride Pingo™ apps and the Pingo Dashboard™ operations management tool, which together provide on-demand, paratransit, fixed, shuttle, and flexible transit that enhances ridership of existing transit networks.
Pingo has moved over 800,000 passengers to date. To learn more, visit theroutingcompany.com. To connect with TRC, email email@example.com.
Founded by MIT researchers and rideshare industry veterans, TRC is a global on-demand vehicle routing and management platform that partners with cities to power the future of public transit. Leveraging proprietary and unrivalled artificial intelligence, TRC delivers routing from multiple points of demand to one vehicle while enabling greater transit equity, accessibility, cost efficiency, and sustainability. Its leading product, the Pingo™ app, offers on-demand or advance trip requests and can operate in on-demand, flex, fixed, or paratransit mode.
With a team spanning ten countries, TRC directly supports international operations and customer growth through hubs in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Learn more at theroutingcompany.com.
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