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July 10, 2014

Community Transit CEO, Eleanor to step down

Eleanor, the longest-tenured leader of the six Puget Sound transit agencies, presided over unprecedented expansion of transit services in Snohomish County, including the introduction of the state's first bus rapid transit line, Swift.


May 22, 2014

Mich. RTA votes to hire Ann Arbor chief, Ford for CEO post

Michael G. Ford, CEO of Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, recently celebrated the passage of the agency's public transportation millage.


March 31, 2014

Nashville MTA exec takes interim CEO post

Edward W. Oliphant, who currently serves as CFO of the MTA and RTA, replaces Paul J. Ballard who will be heading up the Fort Worth Transportation Authority as president/CEO.


February 4, 2014

HART CEO announces resignation

With 42 years of transit experience, including rail and bus operations, Philip Hale will leave behind record transit ridership, lower costs, a new labor agreement and a impending political battleground over the future of the agency.


January 28, 2014

Pittsburgh Port Authority hires McLean as CEO

McLean currently is the Interim CEO and previously served as the Authority’s Chief Finance Officer.


January 14, 2014

Mich. RTA CEO leaving post to return to SMART

John Hertel said in a statement that he wanted to focus on the millage campaign for the regional bus service.


November 21, 2013

La. transit names CEO, some want national search

Bob Mirabito, interim CEO for Baton Rouge's Capital Area Transit System, was officially approved to be the new head of the agency on Tuesday, although some officials and transit advocates still have concerns about the board’s lack of commitment to a national search.


October 8, 2013

Jacksonville's CEO transforms agency in first year

In addition to streamlining management, Nathaniel Ford is also working on a route restructure, a bus rapid transit system and preserving the six-cent gas tax.


October 3, 2013

N.Y. MTA exec tapped to lead Santa Clara VTA

Nuria Fernandez, who spent the past two years as COO for New York's MTA, will succeed Michael Burns, who is retiring at the end of the year.


September 17, 2013

Interim CEO looks to regain public's trust in Metra

Don Orseno, who has been running the commuter rail agency's operations since the departure of former CEO Alex Clifford, weighs in on on-time performance, positive train control and customer service.


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