Bus

Obama to nominate Hart for NTSB chairman

Posted on July 1, 2014

President Barack Obama has nominated Christopher Hart as the next chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

Hart is currently a Member of the NTSB where he has served since 2009. He is also Vice Chairman of the NTSB, a position he held since October 2013 and previously from 2009 to 2013.

RELATED: NTSB chief to lead National Safety Council

Prior to joining the NTSB, Hart was the Deputy Director for Air Traffic Safety Oversight at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from 2005 to 2009 and was the Assistant Administrator for System Safety at the FAA from 1995 to 2005.

From 1994 to 1995, Hart was Deputy Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. He was a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board from 1990 to 1993. 

Hart, who has received degrees from Princeton University and Harvard Law School, is a licensed pilot with commercial, multi-engine, and instrument ratings.

If confirmed by the Senate, he would succeed Deborah Hersman, who stepped down in April to become CEO of the National Safety Council.

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

More News

N.Y. shuttle provider adding 12 New Flyer clean-diesel buses

Golden Touch, a subsidiary of Transdev North America, will deploy the buses at John F. Kennedy International Airport to support the expansion of Delta Air Lines’ JFK Jitney Shuttle service that Golden Touch operates.

INIT, OCTA launch mobile e-fare system

With OC bus mobile, riders can now scan a QR code from their smartphones on the INIT validators to pay for fares when boarding.

Broward County Transit adds 30 MCI Commuter Coaches

The new 2018 models will join 14 other MCI Commuter Coaches the agency purchased in 2014 and 2015.

Calif.'s OCTA adding more New Flyer CNG buses

The buses will be used on OCTA’s Bravo! 529 Rapid Bus Service, which is Orange County’s rapid bus service that skips stops to decrease commute time.

Schetky Bus and Van Sales opens Ariz. office

The national distributor of commercial buses, school buses, and mobility vans is also committed to providing Arizona with their brand of best-in-class customer service and support.

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

Luxury Coach & Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close