Valley Metro CEO named to international public transportation policy board

Stephen Banta

Stephen Banta

Valley Metro CEO Stephen Banta has been selected to represent the United States and North America in a leadership position for a prominent international public transportation association.

Mr. Banta was elected to serve on the policy board of the International Association of Public Transport as a representative of the American Public Transportation Association for the 2015-17 term, according to a press release.

UITP is an international organization for public transportation authorities and operators, policy and decision makers, scientific institutes, businesses and suppliers. APTA has a long-standing partnership with the organization.

“Steve Banta will be an outstanding representative of APTA and the public transit industry on this policy board,” said APTA President and CEO Michael Melaniphy. “This is an excellent opportunity to learn and share ideas with public transit systems around the world to advance public transportation.”

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