TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Atlanta transit agency passes over Port Authority CEO Bland

Daily Photo Galleries

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, 7:40 p.m.
 

Port Authority of Allegheny County CEO Steve Bland did not land the top job at the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, a spokesman for the Georgia agency said Thursday.

MARTA's board of directors voted to hire Keith Parker, the president and CEO of VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, said MARTA spokesman Lyle Harris. Parker and Bland were the two finalists for the job of general manager and CEO at the nation's ninth-largest transit agency.

Bland, who could not be reached Thursday, remains one of three finalists for the top job at the Jacksonville Transportation Authority. The Florida agency's board is expected to make a decision this month.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Police: Phone calls about unpaid taxes are scams
  2. Former South Allegheny school director named to Glassport council
  3. West Mifflin council adopts tenant ordinance
  4. Dravosburg supports regional land bank plan
  5. Rossi: At start, are Pens already finished?
  6. Morton, Pirates blank Red Sox in series opener
  7. Steelers’ Roethlisberger still hurting after hard hit from Ravens’ Upshaw
  8. Tobacco growers forced to find profits as buyout checks end in October
  9. Identical twins born at West Penn Hospital a rare medical marvel
  10. A Griffins great: Seton Hill soccer team supports 7-year-old honorary member
  11. Colleges in Western Pa. to emphasize curricula for energy, industrial fields
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.