People News: HOK, Transit Wireless

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor
(Marc A. Hermann / MTA)

(Marc A. Hermann / MTA)

Luke Bridle has been named Director of Transportation for HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. In addition, Transit Wireless has elevated Anthony Mazzarella to Vice President of Analytics and Advertising.

Luke Bridle, Director of Transportation, HOK

Luke Bridle is an architect focused on transportation infrastructure. Before joining HOK, he served as Senior Associate Principal at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. He has collaborated on the design of more than 60 mass transit and rail station projects around the world. They include the East End Gateway and MTA Long Island Rail Road Concourse Project at Penn Station in New York City; a multi-modal transport hub at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, India; and redesign work for MTA New York City Transit’s Grand Central-42nd Street subway station as part of a new mixed-use tower. Bridle is a member of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as well as the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.

“Luke brings deep experience and leadership designing functional and beautiful transit centers and rail stations that elevate the passenger experience and seamlessly connect to the surrounding built environment,” said Paul Auguste, a director of HOK’s Aviation + Transportation (A+T) practice. “We are thrilled he is joining HOK to expand our expertise in transit-oriented developments.”

Anthony Mazzarella, Vice President of Analytics and Advertising, Transit Wireless

Anthony Mazzarella will manage all sales activity for advertising and analytics products at Transit Wireless, a BAI Communications and 5G wireless infrastructure company that provides cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity; NYCT is among its customers. He served previously as Director of Advertising, Data and Partnerships, heading the development of marketing and operations strategies for transit clients and creating plans for positioning through market and data research and analysis.

“This is a well-deserved promotion for Anthony,” Transit Wireless CEO Melinda White said. “He leads with the customer at the forefront and brings a wealth of sales and operations experience to our Analytics and Advertising business. Over the past year, we have built a global proprietary analytics platform to inform transit authorities, advertisers, venue operators and brands, while focused on improving the operation and market share effectiveness—all with no personally identifiable information associated.”

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