Daily News Briefs, June 1, 2020

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CTRMA Pauses In Its Search For A New CEO

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority announced today that it is pausing the process of choosing a replacement for retiring executive director Mike Heiligenstein for two or three months. “With all of the uncertainty [surrounding the COVID-19 epidemic] right now, this temporary extension allows us to maintain agency stability and focus on several critical initiatives,” said authority board chair Bobby Jenkins. Heiligenstein has agreed to remain in his post until the board makes a selection. CTRMA notes that it has “received numerous highly qualified applicants” and plans “to give all candidates careful consideration.”

Appointments-Promotions-Retirements Austin (TX) Metro Area Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) Texas


Kansas Turnpike Asks Customers To Take A Safety Assessment Survey

The Kansas Turnpike Authority is inviting customers to participate in an an online safety assessment survey this month. “While KTA’s safety record is good, we continue to strive to do more,” said authority CEO Steve Hewitt in a news release. “Input from Turnpike customers will allow us to identify possible safety concerns and better plan and prioritize safety efforts in the future.” The release adds that improving safety is one of the goals identified in KTA’s five-year strategic plan, Driving Change 2025.

Highway-Tunnel-Bridge Safety (Includes COVID-19 Impacts) Kansas Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA)


These are just some of the toll industry developments TRN is following.

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