NFTA Transporter

Thursday, October 13, 2016

James Morrell, a leading force at Metro

James Morrell, left - and his team.
Congratulations to James Morrell who is a recent graduate of the American Public Transportation Association’s Executive Leadership Class of 2016. James was one of 25 elite individuals selected to participate in the one-year program based on his professional commitment within his role as Metro’s Deputy Public Transit Director and for his overall dedication to the betterment of the public transportation industry.


During the year James attended conferences in Washington D.C., San Francisco, Phoenix, Chicago and Los Angeles and interacted with numerous industry experts. He also participated in various networking and roundtable sessions throughout the program that addressed best-practices, as well as new challenges and opportunities which are transforming the industry. His core team-based project focused on executive level leadership and the development of strategies to address how social change forces are upending the industry.

About his participation James said, "This was a great opportunity to network with a diverse group of talented individuals and see what other agencies are doing. I look forward to applying new innovative concepts and continuing to help push advances within NFTA Metro’s system-wide operations."