Michael Melaniphy on the transformation of communities through public transportation.


Telling the Transformation Story

Ridership is up. Communities around the country are embracing the opportunity to transform themselves through smart transportation investments and new mobility services. Explore the impact of transit from several different perspectives, including economic development and job creation. Hear how citizens, local politicians and advocates are successfully working together to advance the notion that “Where public transportation goes, community grows.”

Michael Melaniphy, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Public Transportation Association, Washington, DC

Michael Melaniphy has spent his entire career in public transportation, in the public and private sector. In addition to leading the American Public Transportation Association, he serves on several boards and commissions. Michael was a vice president at Motor Coach Industries, responsible for operations in the US and Canada. He was general manager of Charlotte (NC) Transit and Wichita (KS) Tr...

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