Tom first joined the Southwestern Pennsylvania in 1994, working for our organization for four years, then came back in 2007 and he has been here ever since! As the Manager of Transit Programs, he is responsible for managing the day-to-day work of our transportation team. As part of his role, Tom ensures that that our team’s planning efforts advance the 10 county region’s public transit projects, intermodal transportation programs, and increase accessibility, mobility, and commuter options. He is certified as Community Transit Manager from the Community Transportation Association of America. Tom is also certified in Intermediate Problems in Bus Collision Investigation, Fundamentals of Bus Collision Investigation, and Transit Industrial Safety Management by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Safety Institute. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) in Philosophy from Penn State University.