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Mr. Robert H. Prince, Jr.
Robert 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.