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Phillip Washington

Phillip A. Washington
Chair

Phillip A. Washington is CEO of the Denver International Airport, which is the country’s 3rd busiest airport and the world’s 7th busiest airport by passengers. He previously served as CEO of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) from March 2015 to May 2021, where he oversaw the largest modern public works program in North America. He was CEO of the Denver Regional Transit District from 2009-2015 and is retired from the U.S. Army, where he held the rank of Command Sergeant Major, the highest non-commissioned officer rank. In 2020 and 2021, Phil co-chaired the Biden/Harris Infrastructure Policy Committee and later led (as Captain) the Biden/Harris Transportation Transition Teams.

John D. Pocari

John D. Porcari
Co-Founder

John D. Porcari is currently serving as the Port Envoy to the Biden-⁠Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force. Envoy Porcari works closely with Secretary Pete Buttigieg and his team at the Department of Transportation as well as the National Economic Council to address the congestion at U.S. ports. He served as Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Transportation in the Obama-Biden administration (2009-2014), as Secretary of Transportation of the State of Maryland and Chairman of the Maryland Port Commission (1999-2003 and 2006-2009), and most recently served as President of Advisory Services at WSP. He also served as an adviser to the Biden-Harris Transition team.


First Movers

Chicago Transit Authority

Chicago Transit Authority

Dorval R. Carter, Jr.
Dorval R. Carter, Jr.
President

 

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates the nation's second largest public transportation system and covers the City of Chicago and 35 surrounding suburbs. On an average weekday, approximately 1.6 million rides are taken on the CTA across 140 bus lines and 145 “L” train stops.

Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport

Phillip A. Washington
Phillip A. Washington
CEO

 

The Denver International Airport (DEN) is the country’s 3rd busiest airport and the world’s 7th busiest airport by passengers, serving 69 million passengers annually. DEN is the primary economic engine for the State of Colorado, generating more than $33.5 billion for the region annually.

MWD Water Treatment Facility

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Adel Hagekhalil
Adel Hagekhalil
General Manager

 

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) comprises 26 member agencies serving 19 million people in Southern California, delivering 1.5 billion gallons of water daily through a system that includes 5 treatment plants and 830 miles of pipeline. All told, MWD supplies 40 percent of California’s water.

Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach

Mario Cordero
Mario Cordero
Executive Director

 

As the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, the Port of Long Beach handles trade valued at $170 billion annually and supports 2.6 million jobs across the nation, more than 575,000 in Southern California and more than 1 in 5 jobs in Long Beach. It is currently leading a $4 billion capital improvement program.

SEPTA Trains

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

Leslie Richards
Leslie Richards
CEO & General Manager

 

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) provides public transportation services across 5 counties in and around Philadelphia, PA. It is the 6th-largest U.S. rapid transit system by ridership and is the only U.S. transit authority that operates all of the five major types of transit vehicles.