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TransLink CEO Kevin Quinn delivers his first address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

TransLink CEO Kevin Quinn delivers his first address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

TransLink CEO Kevin Quinn delivers his keynote at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade on November 19, 2021
TransLink CEO Kevin Quinn delivers his keynote at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade on Nov. 19, 2021

TransLink CEO Kevin Quinn delivered his first keynote address to Metro Vancouver’s business leaders on November 19.

In his remarks, Kevin shared his vision for the future of our world-class transit system, including plans to reconnect, rebalance, and reinvest as our region adapts to the new realities of how we move, live, and work. Like all businesses, TransLink was challenged to think, act, and plan differently during the pandemic. Many of these changes will continue to shape how TransLink and its operating companies deliver vital transportation options in the future.

Kevin also shared some of the exciting initiatives TransLink’s championing moving forward, including advancing major capital projects to connect our region, leveraging new technology and data in our decision making, releasing a new Customer Experience Action Plan, finalizing our region’s next 30-year transportation strategy, and much more.

As TransLink’s CEO, Kevin oversees the management, planning, financing, and delivery of a growing world-class transportation network. This includes bus, SkyTrain, SeaBus, HandyDART, and West Coast Express transit services. It also includes five regional bridges, walking and cycling paths, and the Major Road Network.

Kevin joined TransLink this past summer after previously serving as Administrator and Chief Executive Officer of the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA). The MTA is one of the largest multi-modal transit systems in the U.S. with six transit modes, including buses, subway, light rail, paratransit, and commuter bus and rail. He also oversaw the construction of a new 25-kilometre light rail line outside Washington, D.C., which is currently the largest transit public-private partnership in the U.S.