Robert H. Prince, Jr.
Prince is involved with national transit issues and focuses on state of good
repair/capital needs assessments, security analyses, BRT development, and
new-system operations start-up. His excellent communication skills combined
with his ability to prioritize the Authority’s goals assured the operational
reliability of the system and the preservation of the MBTA’s revenue stream.
Through his achievements, Prince has received many awards among them "The
Governor’s Pride and Performance Award,” "The Greater Boston Black Achievers
Award,” "The Consumer Affairs Annual Bell Ringer Awards for Excellence for
Public Information through the Snow Guide,” the "Heroes Among Us Award
presented by the Boston Celtics,” and WTS’s Rosa Parks award for diversity.
As the former Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s General Manager, Robert
spent over 25 years holding over 20 jobs culminating as the General Manager. As
GM he provided the daily operations and administrative leadership for the MBTA.
He was responsible for the establishment of all management policies and
practices, and set standards of excellence to which all operations, compliance
and administrative functions perform. He oversaw the management of over 6,500
employees, and transported over a million commuters each day. He is also author
of "Everyman” foot prince in the snow.
He is married to Dr. Judith Prince and they have
two children and two grandchildren and reside in Boston Massachusetts.