Transportation

BOSTON – Governor Maura Healey and Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Gina Fiandaca today announced the appointment of Patrick J. Lavin to the position of MassDOT Chief Safety Officer. Lavin has 40 years of experience in transportation safety and operations, including as a subject matter expert and technical writer to the MBTA Safety Review...

BOSTON — Governor Maura T. Healey, Lieutenant Governor Kimberley Driscoll and Transportation Secretary Gina Fiandaca today announced that, after a comprehensive search, they will be appointing Phillip Eng as the next General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). Eng is an engineer with nearly 40...

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority has started its search for a new CEO following Elizabeth Presutti’s departure earlier this year. Presutti announced in November she would be stepping down as DART’s CEO, and in December DART announced it had hired Sheri Kyras as interim CEO. Presutti...

Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) has begun a nationwide search to fill its Chief Executive Officer role, with support from Krauthamer & Associates, LLC as the executive recruiting agency leading the search. Located in Iowa’s capital and as the largest public transit agency in...

A bus driver who rose through the ranks of Capital Metro over three decades has now taken the top job at the transit agency. The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors voted unanimously Monday to hire Dorothy “Dottie” Watkins as president and CEO. “It is...

The executive search firm hired by Gov. Maura Healey to find the next MBTA general manager distributed a listing for the position, which was posted on several national job boards aimed at the transit industry. A job description posted Wednesday states Krauthamer & Associates is seeking...

Kessler has been working for the City of Phoenix and its residents in transportation circles for 30 years.(Valley Metro) Ken Kessler is Valley Metro’s new Chief Financial Officer. Kessler brings 30 years of experience to his new position, having worked with the Regional Public Transportation Authority...

The San Mateo County Transit District (District) Board of Directors unanimously appointed April Chan to be its next General Manager/CEO, effective November 1, 2022.  Chan is a 20-plus-year veteran of the agency, currently serving as Acting Deputy General Manager/CEO.  She will succeed Acting General Manager/CEO...

Collie Greenwood, MARTA’s interim general manager and CEO, has been named the sole finalist for the permanent job. Greenwood has served in the interim role since January, following the death of former General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker. MARTA says it conducted a “nationwide search” for a permanent replacement...