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October 10, 2014

Mont. Mountain Line GM leaving for Calif. job

The Missoula Urban Transportation District announced today that GM Michael Tree has resigned effective November 7, 2014, to become Executive Director of the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority in California.


September 25, 2014

D.C. Metro chief Sarles stepping down

Sarles has helmed Metro at a time that has seen massive reinvestment in rebuilding the rail system, the expansion of the Silver Line, the procurement of new 7000 series cars and updating the bus fleet, according to the report.


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

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.


July 16, 2014

Hong Kong rail chief to step down a year early

MTR Corp. chief executive Jay Walder will step down next month — a year earlier than scheduled — after an internal report yesterday criticised him for "poor judgment" over the delayed $8.6 billion cross-border rail project.


July 15, 2014

Former Pittsburgh agency chief in talks to head Nashville MTA

So far, Stephen Bland is the only finalist for the job to return for follow-up interviews. The vacancy at the transit authority was created March 31 when Paul Ballard resigned after 12 years as MTA's CEO to lead the Fort Worth Transportation Authority in Texas.


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 19, 2014

NJ Transit head resigns, replacement named

The current executive director of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Veronique (Ronnie) Hakim, was named as James Weinstein's replacement. The move is expected to be completed by March 1.


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