August 31, 2009
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Alan Kiepper Dies; Past APTA Chair, Hall of Famer
Alan F. Kiepper, 81, of Annapolis, MD, APTA chair in 1990-91 and a member of the APTA Hall of Fame, died Aug. 26.
During his long career, Kiepper served as general manager of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, general manager of Houston’s Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, and president of MTA New York City Transit. He joined Parsons Brinckerhoff in 1996 as executive vice president and, after moving to Annapolis in 2002, was a consultant to ARINC.
APTA also recognized Kiepper in 1985 with the Jesse H. Haugh Award, given to an outstanding public transportation manager. In 1986, he received the National Public Service Award from the National Academy of Public Administration and the American Society of Public Administration.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 1 Church Circle, Annapolis, MD.