Management & Operations

Coast RTA hires Piascik as new GM

Posted on May 8, 2015

Coast RTA bus photo: James Willamor/Flickr
Coast RTA bus photo: James Willamor/Flickr
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. —  Brian Piascik was hired as the new general manager of Coast RTA — an agency that has had a bumpy past with its last two CEOs fired, a failed bus shelter program prompting the repayment to the state of $75,000 annually for the next five years, and a tumultuous relationship with Horry County Council, its largest local funder, reported.

RELATED: Coast RTA works to turn maintenance shop around

Piascik recently worked in Dallas for URS Corp. serving as its transit group manager. He will make $140,000 annually and has quite a challenge ahead of him. He will work to get the agency off the ground in fiscal year 2016, which begins in less than two months, working with a budget he had no say in, according to the report.

Brian Piascik
Photo: Coast RTA
Brian Piascik
Photo: Coast RTA

For the full story, click here.

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

More News

San Antonio's VIA unveils zoo-themed bus stop shelters

The stop serves VIA’s VIVA culture route and is part of VIA’s ongoing Passenger Amenities Improvement Program, which includes the improvement of 1,000 existing bus stops throughout the VIA service area.

COTA taps new President/CEO

Joanna Pinkerton was recommended by the COTA CEO Selection Committee and then unanimously approved by the full Board of Trustees. 

WSP USA names Las Vegas office leader/sr. engineering manager

In his new position, John Meng will provide focus, direction, and leadership, as well as project management and technical expertise on local projects as appropriate.

Former MARTA CEO joins Grande West board of directors

Keith Parker is currently the president and CEO of Goodwill of North Georgia, and previously served as CEO/GM of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.

Sacramento RT unveils 'Rolling Art' light railcars

The artists were selected from a juried registry based on their individual bodies of work that would suit the scale of light rail trains.

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


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