Valley Metro CEO named to international public transportation policy board

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.