March 7, 2011

WTS honors Valley Metro Executive Director

Valley Metro RPTA executive director, Dave Boggs, received the 2010 Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) Metropolitan Phoenix Chapter Member of the Year at the annual awards and scholarship ceremony held last week at the Tempe Center for the Arts. Boggs has been supportive of the WTS Metropolitan Phoenix Chapter for more than nine years participating in the mentorship program and encouraging active participation at all levels in the association.

The event featured Master of Ceremonies Doug Nintzel, media relations director for Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and Keynote Speaker Jennifer Toth, director of planning for ADOT. There were more than 150 transportation colleagues from both public and private organizations that attended the formal event. 

In addition to the awards, WTS awarded four scholarships to women who are currently studying in the transportation field and were viewed as having the ability to make a significant contribution to the local transportation industry. Katie Povee, administration assistant, Valley Metro, received a scholarship award and is currently working toward a Master’s degree in Public Administration.

A complete list of winners is shown below:

Linda Kalaf, Veolia Transportation
WTS Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award

InfraConsult, LLC
WTS Metropolitan Phoenix Employer of the Year

City of Phoenix Aviation Department/Gannett Fleming
Planning and Design of the PHX Sky Train
Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

David A. Boggs
WTS Metropolitan Phoenix Member of the Year

Jane L. Morris
WTS Metropolitan Woman of the Year
                                                                      
Founded in 1977, WTS is an international organization dedicated to the professional advancement of women in transportation. Boasting roughly 4,100 members — both men and women — WTS is helping women find opportunity and recognition in the transportation industry.

The WTS Metropolitan Phoenix Chapter was founded in 1985 and is dedicated to fostering an environment that encourages the advancement of women in the transportation industry. There are 120 individuals that support the local chapter and vast range of corporate sponsorship to support local events.

deli.cio.us digg it stumble upon newsvine
[ Request More Info about this product / service / company ]


E-NEWSLETTER

Receive the latest Metro E-Newsletters in your inbox!

Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!

View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit

White Papers

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines

More white papers


STORE
METRO Magazine - April 2013

METRO Magazine
Here are the Highlight:
  • BRT Survey: Coordination Construction Top Challenges
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cells Gather Steam as Viable Fleet Option
  • Alternative Project Delivery Opens Doors to Innovation
    And much more…
  •  
    DIGITAL EDITION

    The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue