Michael Kirchanski

Michael Kirchanski
Manager of System Safety

Michael Kirchanski has over 41 years of experience in transportation.  He started his career as a bus operator with Western Greyhound Lines in 1978.  In 1990, he obtained he first position in safety manager. Over the past 30 years, he has held the following safety management positions:

Corporate Director of Safety and Training – Grosvenor Bus Lines, San Francisco
Superintendent of Safety and Training – Golden Gate Transit, San Rafael, CA
Health and Safety Manager, SFMTA
System Safety Manager, LACMTA
Transportation Safety Specialist, SFMTA
System Safety Manager, SFMTA



BA, University of California, Berkeley
MBA, San Francisco State University

Professional Certification:

Transportation Safety and Security Professional (TSSP) US DOT Transportation Safety Institute
Incident Command System (ICS ) Instructor – FEMA and CalOES