Governor’s Award for Public Transportation Presented to Interim CEO of Charlotte Area Transit System
Posted 6/15/2015 1:11:00 PM
RALEIGH — John Muth, Interim CEO of the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) was presented with the 2015 Governor’s Award for Public Transportation last week by the N.C. Department of Transportation Public Transportation Division at the NCPTA conference in Concord. CATS provides public transportation to the residents in Charlotte.
The Governor’s Award for Public Transportation, first given in 1988, is presented annually by the NCDOT Public Transportation Division for outstanding service in public transportation. Recipients are recognized for the work they do to give back to the citizens of North Carolina. Public Transportation Division Director Debra Collins presented the award to Muth.
John Muth has served as Deputy Director/Chief Development Officer for CATS since 2000. His responsibilities include the planning and implementation of rapid transit projects, multi-modal facilities, transit centers, park-and-ride facilities, and passenger projects and programs. He led the development of the 2030 Corridor System Plan for light rail, commuter rail, streetcar and bus rapid transit in five rapid transit corridors.
He received his Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from West Virginia University. He is a graduate of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) 2001-2002 Leadership class and the Eno 2010 Transit Executive Seminar. He is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina. Muth is also a member of the American Public Transportation Association, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Institute of Transportation Engineers.
Muth and his wife, Patti, have two daughters and a son and reside in Matthews.
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