Wednesday, March 10, 2010

STV names Joe North VP, project manager

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STV, Inc. announced Wednesday that Joseph F. North has joined the company as avice president and project manager for operations, safety and security in thefirm's Transportation and Infrastructure Division. North reports to ChristopherJ. Holliday, P.E., senior vice president and national leader of STV's systemsand security practices; he is based in the company’s Newark, N.J., office.

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Northwill head up several projects, including STV's work on a proposed rail route insouthern New Jersey being advanced by the Delaware River Port Authority and thestrategic guidance for the Triangle Transit Authority's compliance with FederalRailroad Administration regulations. North also will work to increase themarket presence of STV's security services.

A 34-year veteran of public transportation, with both public- and private-sectorexperience in the operations and maintenance of light rail, regional rail, busoperations, and paratransit systems, North most recently served as New JerseyTransit’s general manager of operations for Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Transit,Newark Light Rail, and the RiverLINE. North also has worked at the Bi-StateDevelopment Agency in St. Louis and Metropolitan Transportation Authority NewYork City Transit, and was a principal of a major management consulting firmfor seven years.