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RTA Board Approves Transdev Management Transition


The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Darryll Simpson. Simpson will serve as General Manager of Transdev in New Orleans, in service to the RTA, effective March 18, 2019.

Simpson will join the operation with more than 30 years of transit experience. He is currently the General Manager of the streetcar system in Milwaukee. Justin T.  Augustine, III, the current Vice President for Transdev in service to the RTA, is being promoted to Senior Vice President of Infrastructure and Supply Chain for Transdev North America.

“We’d like to thank Mr. Augustine for his decade of service to the RTA,” said Flozell Daniels, Jr., RTA Board Chairman. “We appreciate the work he has to done to help the system recover Post-Katrina. The RTA has a bright future, thanks to the efforts achieved over the last 10 years. We wish Mr. Augustine well and look forward to working with Mr. Simpson to help carry out the initiatives of the Strategic Mobility Plan.”


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