January 18, 2017 — Chicago
Transdev Names Donna Woodson General Manager of Cobb County Contract
Transdev, the leading private sector provider of multi-modal mobility solutions, is pleased to announce that Donna Woodson has been named the General Manager of CobbLinc for the company’s contract with Cobb County in the Atlanta metro area.
Woodson brings 17 years of transit experience to the position, with the entirety of her career in rising roles and responsibilities. She first started as a paratransit operator in 1999 at the company’s contract in Greensboro, N.C. before moving on to a dispatch role. She left Greensboro as a fixed-route operations director in 2014 to assume the Operations Manager position at the company’s contract with Cobb County. At CobbLinc she was promoted only five months later to Deputy General Manager. CobbLinc serves about 200,000 passengers a month on 14 routes, transporting passengers within Cobb County and to/from downtown and mid-town Atlanta.
“Donna has in-depth knowledge of all aspects of operations and understands the elements needed to build first-rate public transportation. These will serve her well in this new position,” said Derrick Breun, Regional Vice President, Southeast. “She is passionate about helping people get where they need to go. We are excited to see what she will achieve.”
Transdev North America is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.