Mr. Battle is the Transit Development Manager for the CUTR team. Mr. Battle has more than 30 years’ experience in the transit industry, serving in the capacities of supervision, risk and safety manager and operations management. As Director of Operations, he was responsible for the development of departmental goals, workforce productivity, cost performance and effectiveness of services and contracts. He was heavily involved with labor activities, work rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, disciplinary hearings and negotiations. He was responsible for operational and capital budgets including project management.
Mr. Battle has also served as a member of several (APTA) American Public Transportation Association working groups and committees, is an intelligence liaison officer (ILO) for Central Florida Intelligence Exchange (CFIX), and previous transportation liaison for Homeland Security. Mr. Battle obtained Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University.