La. public transit system CEO steps down

Posted on April 23, 2013

BATON ROUGE, La. — Brian Marshall, CEO of Baton Rouge-based Capital Area Transit System (CATS), abruptly tendered his resignation after months of speculation about the security of his job, The Times-Picayune reported.

In his resignation letter, Marshall said, "the current environment at CATS wasn't conducive to building" a sustainable public transportation system.

He had recently been criticized by the board for not providing a business plan for tax revenues generated after passing a 10.6-millage tax last April. For the full story, click here.

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