About The Speaker
Carrie Butler serves as the General Manager of Lextran, the transit authority in Lexington, Kentucky.
Carrie Butler developed her passion for public transportation during her fellowship from Florida Department of Transportation where she worked for Miami-Dade Transit and Star Metro in Tallahassee. She is a highly motivated, energetic transit professional with nearly 20 years’ experience in the field of transportation and urban planning. Her broad base of experience in the transit industry ranges from day-to-day management, service planning and scheduling, marketing to long term regional planning, including preliminary New Starts projects.
She currently serves as the General Manager of Lextran, the transit authority in Lexington, Kentucky where she oversees all aspects of the organization, which provides nearly five million passenger trips annually with a fleet of 100 vehicles. Previously, at the Transit Authority of River City, she managed the Department of Planning and Scheduling. At TranSystems, her project focus was on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) planning along with a range of transit and urban design plans for transit agencies, local, state and federal projects. She has a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bellarmine University.
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