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N.J. Transit chief expected to be tapped to lead NYC Transit

Posted on November 4, 2015

NJ Transit Executive Director Ronnie Hakim during a presentation at Penn Station earlier this year. Photo: NJ Transit
NJ Transit Executive Director Ronnie Hakim during a presentation at Penn Station earlier this year. Photo: NJ Transit

NEWARK, N.J. — Ronnie Hakim, NJ Transit’s executive director, is expected to be named the next president of the MTA’s New York City Transit division, people familiar with the matter said, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The final terms of a deal hadn’t yet been reached, leaving open the possibility Hakim might not wind up being appointed to the position, according to the report.

Hakim would become the first woman appointed to head NYCT, which is seen as one of the most challenging jobs in the transportation industry, and among the most prominent, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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