Sue Connor (Chair of CUTA) named as the new Director of Burlington Transit

via City of Burlington

After an extensive search and evaluation of highly qualified candidates, the City of Burlington is pleased to announce Sue Connor as the new Director of Burlington Transit.

Ms. Connor began her career in 1976 working for Canada Post, moving quickly through the ranks of the government agency over the next 12 years in a series of managerial posts. In 1988 she made the move to the transit industry working for Mississauga Transit in a number of positions in their Operations department and finally leading that department.

Currently, Ms. Connor is the General Manager, Transit for the City of Brampton the ninth largest city in Canada, a position she has held since 2003. She is currently the Chair of the Canadian Urban Transit Association and Chair of Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium.

Connor’s first day with Burlington Transit is May 23, 2017.

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“We are delighted to have Sue as part of our team. She brings a wealth of experience and is coming to us at a critical time as we are in the beginning stages of our Integrated Transit Master Plan which will shape the direction of our public transit for years to come. I want to thank Jeff Black for his interim leadership of the Department. He has not just been a caretaker leader, but has initiated a range of important work, including the beginnings of the Integrated Master Transit Plan.”

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