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.