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September 16, 2014

Pierce Transit picks retired city manager for interim CEO post

The board picked Jim Walton after voting to waive CEO Lynne Griffith’s 75-day resignation notice requirement of her contract so she can start work Sept. 23 as director of the state ferry system.


June 30, 2014

Longtime CATA GM Mose retires

During his 19-year tenure, CATA became one of the first transit agencies on the East Coast to operate a 100% CNG bus fleet.


June 30, 2014

COTA CEO's contract extended, given pay boost

Curtis Stitt and trustees said that it was important to finish the contract now as COTA moves forward on its transit-system review, its next-generation public-transportation plan and a renewal campaign for one of its two tax levies.


May 22, 2014

Mich. RTA votes to hire Ann Arbor chief, Ford for CEO post

Michael G. Ford, CEO of Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, recently celebrated the passage of the agency's public transportation millage.


May 14, 2014

Hong Kong rail chief Walder to step down

The announcement comes as MTR Corp. faces harsh scrutiny over delays and cost overruns involving a high-speed express rail project linking the former British colony with mainland China.


April 30, 2014

D.C. rail project chief tapped to lead Long Island Rail Road

Patrick A. Nowakowski is a career railroad professional with broad experience in operations, engineering, infrastructure and planning. He replaces Helena Williams, who served as LIRR president for almost seven years, making her the railroad’s longest-serving president in decades.


March 31, 2014

Nashville MTA exec takes interim CEO post

Edward W. Oliphant, who currently serves as CFO of the MTA and RTA, replaces Paul J. Ballard who will be heading up the Fort Worth Transportation Authority as president/CEO.


February 25, 2014

New NJ Transit chief to take helm

Veronique (“Ronnie”) Hakim’s appointment as executive director is effective starting March 1. She previously led the New Jersey Turnpike Authority for nearly four years, and served in leadership roles throughout a 23-year career with the New York MTA.


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.


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