Accessibility

Greater Bridgeport Transit names new CEO

Posted on November 3, 2011

Douglas Holcomb has been selected as CEO of Connecticut-based Greater Bridgeport Transit (GBT) where he has served as planning and service development officer for the past 11 years. Holcomb succeeds Ron Kilcoyne, who left GBT this past July to become GM at Lane Transit District in Eugene, Ore.

The GBT board of commissioners selected Holcomb to lead the organization after a comprehensive search, according to GBT Chairwoman Laurie Goodsell.

Holcomb began his 25-year career in public transportation in Boston, Massachusetts at the Central Transportation Planning Staff, part of the Boston area Metropolitan Planning Organization. Since 1991, Holcomb has been a vigorous advocate for public transportation in Connecticut, through his work with the Greater Hartford Transit District, GBT and through numerous community-based leadership positions.

Holcomb has served on the Connecticut Public transportation Commission and is an active member of the Connecticut Association for Community Transportation, Transit for Connecticut Coalition, the American Institute for Certified Planners and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Leadership Greater Bridgeport.

Greater Bridgeport Transit operates 19 bus routes throughout the Bridgeport region with services extending to Norwalk, Milford and the Valley providing over five million trips each year.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

La.'s CATS taps MV Transportation to provide paratransit services

As part of MV's rollout, the company will implement a driver hiring and training program and a rigorous safety program.

Ford launches on-demand NEMT service pilot

GoRide enables health systems to easily schedule and book transportation for their patients, ensuring they safely arrive to their medical appointments on time and then get back to the comfort of their own homes or residence facilities.

KCATA expands on-demand paratransit program

Ridership for Freedom On-Demand continues to grow. In just the last month, KCATA provided more than 7,700 rides for paratransit users in the region.

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles produces 3,000th bus

Under a Metrolinx contract procured by Creative Carriage in Ontario, Canada, the 3,000th bus is a low-floor, fully accessible Spirit of Freedom.

Lyft faces accessibility discrimination lawsuit in San Francisco

The case alleges Lyft directly violates the law by not providing an equal and accessible transportation option to all.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close