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Mark A. Ball
February 9, 2009
DART names Plesko Vice President, Planning & Development
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has named Todd Plesko, an executive with 34 years of experience, as its vice president for planning & development.
Plesko's duties will include short-range bus and rail service planning and scheduling, capital planning for bus passenger facilities, and planning, development and operation of the agency's high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane system.
Plesko comes to DART from Metro in St. Louis, Missouri, where he served as Chief, Planning and System Development where he supervised bus and rail planning, scheduling and research functions. Previously, he oversaw bus and paratransit operations as Director of Operations, Agency for Community Transit, Madison County, Illinois; directed planning and scheduling, as Director of Planning & Scheduling, Bi-State Development Agency; and served as Director of Service Development, CNYRTA, Syracuse, New York.
Plesko has a degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana) and a Master of Regional Planning from Syracuse University.
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