John Nunez Named Transportation Manager01/28/2010
Lauren Martin or Jennifer Friedmann
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JOHN NUNEZ NAMED TRANSPORTATION MANAGER FOR THE ENERGY CORRIDOR DISTRICT
Former Metropolitan Transit Authority Leader Chosen to Enhance Local Transit
HOUSTON (January 28, 2010) – The Energy Corridor District is pleased to announce that John Nunez, former leader of rideshare business development for Houston’s Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO), has joined as the transportation manager. With the goal of enhancing public safety and the environment, Nunez will manage the implementation of transit programs including the METRO 75 Energy Corridor Connector, bicycling and walking incentives, vanpools and carpools.
“The Energy Corridor District is pleased to have John leading its transit initiatives. His vast transportation expertise will ensure that the Energy Corridor has the optimal transit plan in place to meet West Houston’s continued growth,” said Clark Martinson, general manager of the Energy Corridor District.
A business technology graduate from the University of Houston, Nunez has held numerous leadership positions including Human Resources for the U.S. Treasury Department. During his time with Houston’s Metropolitan Transit Authority, Nunez participated in the implementation of METRO’s Smart Card transit fare card, as well as generated significant growth in the Regional Vanpool Program. Nunez most recently acted as a project manager for 2Plus Inc. working closely with local Transportation Management Organizations.
About the Energy Corridor District
Located along IH 10 between Beltway 8 and the Grand Parkway, the Energy Corridor District works with public and private organizations at the local, regional, state and national levels to facilitate attracting, relocating and optimizing the success of companies in the area. The District’s mission includes raising the standard of the quality of life and improving the economic vitality in a sustainable manner. For more information about the Energy Corridor District, visit www.energycorridor.org.