Long Beach Transit Appoints New CEO


LONG BEACH, CALIF. (June 24, 2013) – Today the Long Beach Transit Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Kenneth McDonald, veteran transit executive at major transit systems across the nation, as the new President/Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1, 2013.

McDonald brings over 25 years of transit experience, currently serving as the Assistant Vice President of Transit and Rail Systems with Parsons Brinckerhoff International, where he oversees transit programs and projects throughout the United States and Canada. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, a multimodal agency that oversees pedestrians, bicycling, and transit services including bus, light rail, the world famous cable cars, historic streetcars and paratransit services for people with disabilities.