The City of Toronto has hired a new General Manager of Transportation

Nov 3 2016, 3:49 am

The city has a new manager of transportation services.

Toronto Mayor John Tory released a statement on November 1 announcing Barbara Gray as the new General Manager of Transportation.

Tory said he is thrilled with the new hire.

According to the statement, Gray’s pioneering experience and leadership will be a huge asset to the city’s transportation safety and efficiency.

“I look forward to working with her as she helps us reduce the alarming number of pedestrian deaths across the city, increases our use of technology to address congestion, and collaborates inside and outside City Hall to improve the mobility of our growing city,” said Tory in the statement.

Grey comes to Toronto from the City of Seattle, where she worked with the Department of Transportation for 17 years. She is set to begin her duties in Toronto next month. Grey replaces Steve Buckley, who has been in the position since 2012.

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