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PEOPLE & PLACES
People in the News
Blacksburg Transit (BT)
Brian Booth
has been selected
to be the
new director
of BT. Booth, a
native of Hardy,
Va., started his
career as a bus
operator and dispatcher
while in college. After
leaving BT in 2011, he stayed in
the transit industry, assuming
various leadership roles at
New River Valley Community
Services before becoming the
manager overseeing all aspects
of the transportation department,
which included the
operation of Radford Transit.
In 2017, Booth became the
general manager of the Greater
Lynchburg Transit Company in
Lynchburg, Va. His first day was
Aug. 30.
MassTransitmag.com/21236277
Pierce Transit
Booth
Griffus
Mike Griffus
has been
selected by the
Pierce Transit
board of
commissioners
to be the
agency's next
CEO. Griffus has
served as Pierce Transit's chief
operating officer since 2016,
where he oversaw and managed
daily agency operations,
including bus and paratransit
services, system support and
emergency services. He was
also responsible for safety and
security across the system and
negotiated the contracts for
Pierce Transit to operate Sound
Transit's express bus service,
which accounts for more than
40 percent of the agency's
bus operator positions. Griffus
began his new role Aug. 10.
MassTransitmag.com/21233953
Suburban Mobility
Authority for Regional
Transportation (SMART)
Dwight Ferrell
has been
named general
manager of
SMART. Ferrell
is a transit
executive with
Ferrell
nearly 40 years
of experience.
He most recently served
as the CEO of Go Metro in
Ohio, and has been active in
national transit associations.
Ferrell's first day was Sept.
20, 2021.
MassTransitmag.com/21234456
Metropolitan
Transportation Authority
(MTA) Bus Company
Frank Annicaro
has assumed
the role of acting
president
of the MTA
Bus Company.
Annicaro has
more than three
decades of
Annicaro
experience. He will double as
acting senior vice president of
New York City Transit's Department
of Buses. Annicaro has
spent the past 18 years working
in bus operations. Annicaro
has managed multiple new bus
procurement contracts and
warranties. He began his new
position Aug. 26.
MassTransitmag.com/21235961
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September-October_2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of September-October_2021

Editor's Notebook
People & Places
Make Digitalization Part of Your Rail and Transit Strategy
LYNX: Primed for Post-Pandemic Acceleration
How LIDAR is Making Roads Safer for Pedestrians and Cyclists
Get Ready for APTA's Big Event
A 21st Century Approach to Fare Collection
Best Practices
Products
The Scheduling Conundrum
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September-October_2021 - Editor's Notebook
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September-October_2021 - People & Places
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September-October_2021 - Make Digitalization Part of Your Rail and Transit Strategy
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September-October_2021 - LYNX: Primed for Post-Pandemic Acceleration
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September-October_2021 - How LIDAR is Making Roads Safer for Pedestrians and Cyclists
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September-October_2021 - Get Ready for APTA's Big Event
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September-October_2021 - A 21st Century Approach to Fare Collection
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September-October_2021 - Best Practices
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September-October_2021 - The Scheduling Conundrum
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