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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 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 11, 2014

Transportation proves effective vehicle for executive advancement in L.A.

"Los Angeles is exceptional when you look at the number of women in high-level executive positions in transportation,” explains WTS-LA president Lynda Bybee.


July 10, 2014

Transportation YOU Summit seeks to close industry’s gender gap

Event, which was designed to introduce, inspire, and guide high-school girls toward a future in STEM studies and a career in the transportation industry, spanned five days that included a visit to USDOT’s Crisis Management Center for behind-the-scenes tour of the area.


July 10, 2014

Community Transit CEO, Eleanor to step down

Eleanor, the longest-tenured leader of the six Puget Sound transit agencies, presided over unprecedented expansion of transit services in Snohomish County, including the introduction of the state's first bus rapid transit line, Swift.


June 24, 2014

Industry mourns passing of COMTO president/CEO, Cunningham

Since her 2001 appointment as head of COMTO, she effectively led the national trade association in unprecedented growth — moving from a single focus of public transit to a focus of multi-modalism, now including aviation, port authorities and state departments of transportation.


June 17, 2013

WTS to host transportation 'Youth Summit'

Includes visit to the U.S. DOT; one-on-one meetings with high-profile female U.S. DOT executives; and tours of other transportation central intelligence centers,


May 23, 2011

WTS names FRA official ‘Woman of the Year’

Deputy Federal Railroad Administrator Karen Rae was selected by the Women’s Transportation Seminar for her 35 years of knowledge and expertise, and her decades of leadership building transit and passenger rail systems across the country.


July 27, 2010

DOT expands internship program for young women

The internship program will expand from one to 10 regions of the country, enabling young women from colleges and universities across the country to participate. It will be administered through the Department's 11 Small Business Transportation Resource Centers.


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