The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) announced that Anthony (“Tony”) Johnson, executive VP and chief operating officer (COO) of The T, will serve as interim president and executive director during board’s search to replace Dick Ruddell who retired on October 4.
Rob Harmon, who is The T’s chief financial officer, will continue to serve as officer in charge of TEX Rail, The T’s new commuter rail that will initially operate from downtown Fort Worth to Grapevine and into DFW Airport.
Johnson has more than 20 years of experience in public transportation. He began his career with The T in 1991 as director of operations for all aspects of bus operations. Prior to his interim responsibilities of president, Johnson served as executive VP and COO.