Management & Operations

Why did AC Transit's top exec leave?

Posted on April 3, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. — AC Transit's Board of Directors is saying little about the rift that led to the sudden resignation of the bus agency's GM David Armijo last week, but in an interview this week, Armijo said he had been treated unfairly, the Daily Democrat reported.

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Armijo quit the afternoon before a scheduled board meeting to remove him as GM. Board President Chris Peeples told the San Francisco Chronicle, "We just wanted to go in a different direction."

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Armijo, credited by directors and others with bringing the district out of financial difficulties, creating a budget reserve and improving service, said he went three years with only one pay increase, "and it was delayed for 10 months," according to the report. For the full story, click here.

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