John Bartosiewicz

John Bartosiewicz’ more than 40 years of experience in the transit industry began at the town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina where he served as acting transit director.

He then became executive director of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) where in his 26 years of service there he was responsible for the complete operation of fixed-route bus service, paratransit service, and rideshare programs in four cities. He also played a key role in the planning, design, construction, and operation of RailTran, a commuter rail program linking Fort Worth and Dallas and a related Central Business District Intermodal Transportation Center.

His efforts at The T earned him recognition as Transit Manager of the Year by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) where he also served as chair.

John later accepted a position as chief operating officer and special assistant to the president at a private transit firm where he provided executive management oversight for client contracts, led the firm’s consulting division, and assisted in business development.

He currently serves as a principal at an executive search firm for the public transport industry and also at an independent consultancy specializing in transit operations and strategic planning and labor relations.