Mike Deiparine

Transit and People Moving Systems Lead

Engineering Specialties Group

Mike Deiparine has been a consultant planning and designing aerial ropeways for over 20 years. While his early ropeway work was primarily focused on resort applications, he has witnessed and participated in the industry’s transformation to a viable transit alternative. An engineer by training, he has provided consulting services as an owner’s representative, as an extension of staff for ropeway manufacturers and as an independent designer. Mike is an active member of the national standards committees for both Passenger Ropeways (ANSI B77) and Automated People Movers (ASCE 21). He currently holds the position of Transit and People Moving Systems Lead for Engineering Specialties Group located in Denver.