The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) of Southeast Michigan Governing Board is seeking to hire its first Chief Executive Officer. The job posting period will be open from June 17, 2013 until July 19, 2013.
The Regional Transit Authority (the “RTA”) of Southeast Michigan was created through state legislation on December 19, 2012 (MI P.A. 387, 2012). The RTA service area is comprised of the counties of, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne. It is governed by a ten member board with two representatives from each of the participating counties, one representative from the City of Detroit, and one non-voting member appointed by the governor who serves as the chair. The purpose of the RTA is to coordinate the activities of the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (AATA), the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT), the Detroit Transportation Corporation (DTC), and the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) and secure funding to improve and enhance public transportation within the four county area and the city of Detroit.