KHALED SHAMMOUT JOINS METRO AS DIRECTOR OF TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT

Shammout is is responsible for overseeing Metro’s planning department, infrastructure and transit center design and construction, as well long-term and strategic planning.
Khaled Shammout has joined Metro as the director of transit development. He is responsible for overseeing Metro’s planning department, infrastructure and transit center design and construction, as well long-term and strategic planning.

Shammout is an accomplished professional with expertise in public transit planning, advanced data collection and analysis, strategic planning, transit operations, ITS technology, transit facility design and project management. Prior to joining Metro, he served as director of transit planning for Palm Beach County, Fla., where he managed all planning-related activities for Palm Tran, including scheduling, grants and DBE monitoring. He has also held leadership roles with Makkah Mass Rail Transit, in Saudi Arabia, and the Jacksonville (Fla.) Transportation Authority, in addition to serving as a planner for the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), in Columbus.

He holds Master of Science degrees in civil engineering and city and regional planning, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture, from The Ohio State University.

Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 14 million rides per year.
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