Here is Stephanie’s bio on the Metrolink website and below is the news release from the office of Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti with today’s announcement: MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES STEPHANIE WIGGINS AS NEXT METRO CEO Metrolink CEO brings long history with Metro, public transit, and infrastructure [continue reading]
The Metrolink Board of Directors this morning hired Metro Deputy CEO Stephanie Wiggins as Metrolink’s next CEO. Metrolink runs regional commuter rail across five counties — Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura with service also to Oceanside in San Diego County. Here is the statement on Stephanie’s hiring [continue reading]
In part three of our podcast trilogy looking at Metro’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year, Steve and Drew look at four key numbers in the agency’s proposed $5.66-billion budget. In part one of the budget podcast, we provided a quick overview of the agency’s spending and revenues. In part [continue reading]
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The special meeting of the Metro Board of Directors is underway. The agenda is above. The Board is meeting in closed session to consider candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer for Metro. Current Metro CEO Art Leahy announced earlier this year that he is departing the agency in [continue reading]
The agenda is above. The Board will be meeting in closed session — that is, behind closed doors — to consider candidates for Metro’s CEO position. Current CEO Art Leahy announced earlier this year that he will be departing the agency in early April.
Metro CEO Art Leahy to leave agency in April; oversaw nation’s largest transit and highway public works program
Here is the news release from Metro: Art Leahy, CEO of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), today announced his last day of service will be April 5, 2015, [continue reading]