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Robert Gregg

Program Director Transit Management Program
Phone: (813) 974-8383
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Biography

Profile:

Rob Gregg is the Program Director of Transit Management and Innovation at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF). His program focuses on practical applications of research and technical assistance to urban and rural transit agencies. Additionally his group supports the Florida Transit Planning and Marketing Networks in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the public transportation field including senior management positions with transit agencies in Tampa, Florida; Sacramento, California; and Orlando, Florida. His knowledge and expertise includes such areas as transit management, financing, procurement, planning, marketing, operations, paratransit, major capital investments, technology development, and system evaluations. Mr. Gregg has had extensive experience in community involvement, intergovernmental coordination and organizational assessments. Rob has a passion for addressing community issues with mobility solutions.

Experience:

  • Director of the Transit Management and Innovation Program
  • Over 30 years of experience in all aspects of public transportation including administration, planning, marketing, operations, innovation, maintenance, and technology
  • Held various executive responsibilities with Public Transit Agencies
  • Developed and managed service improvements, information systems, technology projects, research and development activities.
  • BRT project development and Evaluation Program experience
  • Financing, Budgeting and Grant Administration Skills
  • Extensive public transportation service design and implementation activities
  • Marketing and Communication Programs
  • Major Capital project planning, design and construction management oversight
  • Senior Mobility and Transportation Disadvantaged Studies
  • Public Outreach and Involvement Programs
  • Contract and Procurement experience
  • Regional coordination and transportation organization development
  • Land use and transit service design coordination experience
  • Long range systems planning studies

REPRESENTATIVE RESEARCH ACTIVITY:

  • Effectively Managing Consumer Fuel Price Demand
  • Best Practices in Service Planning
  • Transit in Parks Technical Assistance Program
  • FTA Vehicle Assist and Automation BRT Evaluation
  • FDOT Transit Development Plan Guide and Training
  • FDOT Transit Planning and Transit Marketing Networks
  • Polk County Comprehensive Operational  Analysis (COA)
  • Florida Heartland Rural Mobility Plan (Six Central Florida Counties associated with Economic Development initiative)
  • Broward County Transit Development Plan and Public Involvement Program
  • JTA Downtown Mobility Program (DMP)

Education:

B. A., University of Florida, 1976

Appointments/Positions:

  • APTA Member
  • FPTA Member
  • Past officer ITS Florida
  • Committee member NE Florida Mobility Coalition
  • Committee member Polk County Strategic Transit Advisory Team