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March 27, 2014

Former Metra chief may head to Calif., reduce severance

If Alex Clifford is offered the position of CEO/GM at the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District and accepts it, Metra estimates that its total savings to the agency from his severance agreement could top $200,000.


February 5, 2014

Chicago’s Metra names new CEO

Donald A. Orseno, a lifelong railroader, will take the helm. Since joining Metra in 1984, he has held a variety of positions, ranging from senior trainmaster to deputy executive director/chief operations officer.


January 30, 2014

Chicago’s Metra to tap new chief from 4 candidates

Board members are conducting interviews on Friday to replace Alex Clifford, who was ousted in June. Some board members say the lead candidate is Don Orseno, the interim executive director.


September 3, 2013

Calif.'s SunLine interviewing GM candidates

Having a strong financial background as well as some knowledge of the hydro­gen fuel vehicles SunLine has pushed in the past were key skills stressed by board members.


August 22, 2013

New Long Beach Transit chief takes the helm

With more than 25 years of experience working in the industry, Kenneth McDonald said he applied for the position because of all the good things he had heard about the transit system.


August 22, 2013

CEO wants to improve MARTA's image

Keith Parker noted that services need to be fixed in order to gain support for system expansion.


August 8, 2013

SMART GM offered top Southeast Mich. RTA post

John Hertel was one of three finalists, which also included Al Martin, former deputy commissioner of the Connecticut DOT, and Larry Salci, former president/CEO of the Bi-State Development Agency in St. Louis.


July 30, 2013

Denver RTD chief named 'Outstanding Public Transportation Manager'

During Phil Washington's tenure, RTD has undertaken a remarkable number of innovative, cost-effective and customer-focused initiatives to build projects and improve service.


July 17, 2013

Ousted Metra chief to face questions about departure

Expected to address allegations that his downfall was connected to his refusal to grant the Illinois House Speaker's patronage requests.


June 20, 2012

Virginia Railway appoints interim CEO

Richard Dalton, who joined the agency in 2009 as director of Rail Equipment and Services, replaces retiring CEO Dale Zehner.


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