Mr. John M. Lewis
Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority – Chief Executive Officer
John M. Lewis is the Chief
Executive Officer of LYNX, the Central Florida Regional Transportation
Authority. This regional transportation system has an operational coverage of
more than 2500 square miles serving in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties.
Prior to joining LYNX, Mr.
Lewis served as the CEO of the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC). During
Mr. Lewis tenure with the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Lewis held a
series of progressively important management positions including Director of
Rail Operations and Director of Bus Operations.
Lewis currently holds the following
• Chair, Leadership APTA
Committee, November 2011 – Present
• Board Member, National
Training Institute, January 2008 – Present
• Board Member, Conference of
Minority Transportation Officials 2011 - Present
Lewis has served on the
Virginia Governor’s Energy Policy Advisory Council; the Governor’s
Transportation Equity and Efficiency Commission; and was the President of the
Maryland Chapter, National Forum of Black Public Administrators.
Under his leadership, GRTC was
awarded the American Public Transportation Association’s System of the Year.
While serving at MTA, Lewis implemented safety operational initiatives that are
still being used at MTA today.
Currently at LYNX, Lewis is
overseeing two design/build projects for the expansion of Orlando’s LYMMO Bus Rapid Transit Line
and managing three additional Alternatives Analysis Studies for the192 Corridor
in Osceola County, Route 50 Corridor in Orange County, and the final segment of
the LYMMO study (North/South alignment). Lynx is also working diligently to
provide feeder service to region’s first commuter rail line, SunRail.
graduated from Allegheny College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.