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Timothy H. McKay, P.E.
Executive Vice President of Growth/Regional Development

Timothy H. McKay, P.E.
Executive Staff
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Timothy H. McKay, a professional engineer who graduated with a BSCE from Michigan Technological University began serving DART as a consultant in 1987. McKay directs the Growth/Regional Development Group which includes Commuter Rail, Capital Planning, Service Planning, Transit Oriented Development, Innovative Services, Construction Safety Program, Capital Quality Program, Rail Program Development, Environmental, System Integration and Safety Certification and Light Rail Train Vehicle Design and Assembly.

Notable projects include the 28-mile, 20-station Green Line light rail project (the longest light rail expansion in North America), the Platinum LEED-rated DART Police Headquarters at Illinois Station (conversion of Monroe Shops, listed on the National Register of Historic Places), and the 3.5-mile long Trinity Railway Express Belt Line Grade Separation Project which utilized composite railroad crossties.

Executive Vice President of Growth/Regional Development, DART: 2012-present
Senior Vice President of Rail Program Development, DART: 2002-2012
Interim Senior Vice President, DART: 2001-02
Assistant Vice President of Special Projects, DART: 2001
Resident Engineer, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.: 1995-2001
Division Manager/Senior Author, Geotechnical Services, Professional Service Industries, Inc.: 1993-95
Project Manager, DFW International Airport, Professional Service Industries Inc.: 1990-93
Division Manager, Professional Service Industries Inc.: 1987-90
Branch Manager, Professional Service Industries Inc.: 1985-87
Staff Engineer, Professional Service Industries Inc.: 1984-85

Registered Professional Engineer
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers
DART Representative, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Construction Roundtable
Basketball Coach, City of Duncanville League: 1988-90
Coach & Referee, Upward Basketball Program: 2000-Present
Leadership Southwest 2006-07
Leadership Southwest Board Member 2008-2009
Leadership Southwest Board President-Elect 2010
Christway Academy Board Member 2009

B.S. Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University

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