We are excited to announce that Laura Hendricks, formerly President of Transdev Services, U.S., has been recently promoted to Transdev U.S. CEO. And, simultaneously, Dick Alexander – who has served as interim CEO of Transdev in the U.S. since early March is being promoted to Global Special Advisor for U.S. Activities for the Transdev Group.
PennDOT recently recognized our IntelliRide team and the work they have been doing to assist our passengers in need during the Covid-19 crisis.
Latasha Gillespie, Transit Operator in Lancaster, CA, was recently recognized as a Mobility Change Maker for her heroic actions. Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) general manager, Rene Alvarez, and operations manager Kieth Mbulo, took the time to present her with a certificate and a token of appreciation from the Transdev family.
As you likely recently heard, Transdev North America was one of the six founding members of the North American Transit Alliance (NATA) and our CEO, Dick Alexander, was named as NATA’s first Chairman. Dick and WC Pihl, SVP of Business Development, who is also a member of NATA’s founding team, are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead for the organization and the influence NATA can have on the future of transit.
We have made it even easier for people looking for new opportunities to find what they’re looking for on our transdevna.com website.
Julie Peel has been permanently named as Vice President of Safety and Security for Transdev in the U.S., a role she has filled on an interim basis since April 2020.
We are excited to announce that we recently started non-passenger testing with our LAVTA (Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority) client on their Shared Autonomous Vehicle (SAV) project.
Our GoRaleigh operation was recently recognized by the North Carolina Public Transportation Association (NCPTA). They received two prestigious awards – the North Carolina Transit System of the Year Award and NCPTA’s Safety Award.
The Transdev U.S. Leadership Team met last week in Lombard, Illinois for the first time since the office closed back in mid-March due to the coronavirus. In addition to observing social distancing, the team wanted to show their support for June Pride Month by putting on their PRIDE-themed masks.
On behalf of the leadership team at Transdev, I want to express our grief and outrage at the senseless death of another black person – a tragedy caused by embedded racism which has a long and tragic history in our country.