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April 8, 2014

WTS to honor Boston transit chief, FTA

Presenting its Recognition Awards for 2014 to MBTA’s Dr. Beverly Scott as Woman of the Year; Jeannie Lee, project manager, OCTA, as Member of the Year; Claudia Folska, PhD, Denver RTD board of directors, the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award, and the FTA as Employer of the Year.


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.


December 15, 2009

Valley Metro director named ‘Woman of the Year’

Carol Ketcherside, deputy executive director, planning, for Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority, began her career in transportation 25 years ago. For 12 years she served as the executive director of the South West Transit Association.


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