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July 25, 2014

Pierce Transit CEO to retire by end of 2014

Although she planned to retire at the end of 2015 when her current contract was set to expire, Lynne Griffith says, "the time is right because Pierce Transit is stable now.


July 18, 2014

Memphis taps ex-Fla. agency chief for top post

The Memphis Area Transit Authority board has picked Ron Garrison, a former head of the public transit system in Tallahassee, Fla., to be the next president and GM of the bus system.


July 17, 2014

Cincinnati Metro chief, Garcia Crews resigns

Terry Garcia Crews, who joined Metro in November 2010, plans to return to a successful consulting career in the transit industry and spend more quality time with her family.


July 17, 2014

Nashville MTA hires ex-Pittsburgh agency head as CEO

Stephen G. Bland will begin his new position on August 25. He formerly led the Port Authority of Allegheny County, a multi-modal system with 1,000-plus vehicles and an annual operating budget of $350 million.


June 10, 2014

Managers continue to leave NCTD, severance adds up

At least 20 high-level managers and employees have left the agency since Jan. 1. All told, the recent departures cost the district $299,489 in severance payouts.


February 26, 2014

TAPTCO releases Safety Leadership training course

Once completed, the leadership will understand the actions they can take to improve the behaviors of drivers to avoid unsafe acts and “Do It Right, the First Time, Every Time” in every function they need to perform.


January 28, 2014

Fort Worth's 'T' appoints former FRA official to COO

Tom Tulley was Passenger Rail Specialist for the FRA Region 5 in Dallas from 1999 to 2012, receiving the FRA’s Bronze Superior Achievement Medal for Passenger Rail Initiatives.


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.


February 22, 2012

Understanding the Complexity of Transit Safety

Safe transit systems are the reflection of how well safety has been ingrained into the fabric of systems and multiple sub-systems. When transit systems are not properly aligned, these systems and sub-systems will reach their safety limits, which may lead to catastrophic events.


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