Mr Andrew Bata | Chief of Strategic Improvements and Best Practices
M.T.A. New York City Transit

Mr Andrew Bata, Chief of Strategic Improvements and Best Practices, M.T.A. New York City Transit

Andrew Bata is Chief Officer of Strategic Improvements and Best Practices for MTA New York City Transit. In this role he focuses on comprehensive assessments of technology needs and developing practical solutions for deployment. He is responsible for the planning and conceptual design of advanced systems that promote state-of-the art passenger service with emphasis on integrated communication systems and real time passenger information. He is currently involved in a number of new technology and sustainability projects and is responsible for developing recommendation that follow Best Practices for New York City Transit and the entire MTA family. He oversees the agency’s Intelligent Transportation Systems projects. At New York City transit previously he held other executive positions in the areas of transit technology, information services and operations planning. At Metro-North Railroad he was Assistant Director of Planning, in charge of scheduling. His career also includes domestic and international transportation management consulting. He is a member of the Board of Directors of ITS New York and has served as its past president. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board’s Committee on Emerging and Innovative Public Transport and Technology.

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