Topic : Nathaniel P. Ford Sr.

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APTA announces new executive committee, board of directors

Management & Operations| September 14, 2016

The new APTA chair is Doran J. Barnes, executive director, Foothill Transit, West Covina, Calif. Barnes, who is the executive director for the system succeeds Valarie J. McCall.

Jacksonville Transportation Authority Makes ‘Dramatic Changes’ to Expand Access

Management & Operations| September 12, 2016

In addition to its Route Optimization Initiative, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority also launched its First Coast Flyer BRT system in December 2015 and implemented a mobile ticketing system. 

Management & Operations| April 29, 2016

Fla.'s JTA approves transportation center design contract

Pond/Michael Baker will design a multimodal hub, located in Downtown Jacksonville that will integrate key local, regional and intercity service in one location.

Sustainability| January 28, 2016

Fla.'s JTA, Clean Energy open public access CNG fueling station

JTA’s goal is to have a fleet of 100 CNG buses over four years and we are well underway with 23 vehicles currently in the fleet.

Bus| December 8, 2015

[Video] Jacksonville Transportation Authority BRT - First Coast Flyer

The First Coast Flyer is JTA’s new, premium bus rapid transit service. The Flyer offers customers a frequent, limited-stop, easy and reliable way to get around town. Covering 57 miles of destination travel, the Flyer will be the largest transit system of its kind in the Southeast.

Government Issues| October 14, 2015

JTA's Ford among White House 'Transportation Champions of Change'

The individuals were selected by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and the White House for their achievements and were honored this week for their exemplary leadership and innovation in transportation.

Bus| October 5, 2015

Q&A with Jacksonville Transportation Authority CEO Ford

As CEO of the JTA, Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. leads an agency with an annual budget of $230 million and 850 employees, which provides transportation planning, road and bridge construction and transit services for the Northeast Florida region. Among his most recent accomplishments is the development and implementation of the Blueprint for Transportation Excellence (BTE) strategy that lays the foundation for JTA to become a regional, multimodal transportation leader in Northeast Florida.

Management & Operations| August 18, 2015

Jacksonville's Ford named one of Northeast Fla.'s Ultimate CEOs

This highly prestigious award is in recognition of Nathaniel P. Ford’s consistent high level of leadership, setting a standard amongst local executives and making a difference in the business community and community at large.

Jacksonville, Fla. extends CEO's contract

Since Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. became CEO in 2012, the organization has solidified its reputation as a leader in the transportation industry. Under Ford’s leadership, the management structure was reorganized and JTA launched major initiatives to take public transportation to the next level.

Bus| August 29, 2014

Fla. agency approves route optimization, service change plan

The Route Optimization Initiative allows the JTA to overhaul the fixed-bus route system in Jacksonville, a part of a five-year strategic plan to enhance the economic viability of greater Jacksonville.

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