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ATP appoints board of directors

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 by Tai Moses

The Austin Transit Partnership is the independent organization created to oversee the implementation of the Project Connect transit plan. The board of directors overseeing ATP is composed of one Austin City Council member, one Capital Metro board member and three community experts in the areas of finance, engineering and construction, and planning and sustainability. The nominating committee reviewed over 36 applications for the community expert positions and ultimately approved the following candidates: Tony Elkins, community expert in finance; Veronica Castro de Barrera, community expert in engineering and construction; and Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, community expert in planning and sustainability. Find more information about each position at You may also review candidate bios and background information in the joint meeting backup.

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