July 19, 2010
The classifieds in this issue offer a diverse group of jobs including a transit general manager and several other executive positions!
Watson New President/CEO
Linda S. Watson, chief executive officer of the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) in Orlando, is joining the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro) in Austin, TX, as its president/chief executive officer.
Watson has more than 25 years of transportation-related experience. Before joining LYNX, she served as general manager of the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority and assistant general manager of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority.
Watson is past chair of the Transportation Research Board and served as APTA vice chair-human resources from 2002 to 2005; for APTA, she currently is a member of the Bus and Paratransit CEOs Committee, Public-Private Partnerships Committee, and Research and Technology Committee. Her other affiliations include being a lifetime national associate of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, a board member of the National Transit Institute at Rutgers University, and a board member of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.