The California High Speed Rail Authority is responsible for planning, designing, building, and operating the first high-speed rail in the nation. When it is completed, it will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours, at speeds capable of exceeding 200 miles per hour.
DESCRIPTION: Black Leaders Working for a Government for the People (Nexus Media, February 20, 2019)
Dr. Beverly Scott part of a series by Nexus Media for Black History Month on “Black scientists, activists, and entrepreneurs who are tackling the greatest problems of our time.”
Improving the safety, reliability, and overall performance of American infrastructure and services through “people development and investment” at all levels – building and strengthening labor-management, business, educational, philanthropic and community partnerships.
U.S. INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT – TRANSFORMING LIVES AND COMMUNITIES
(Beverly A. Scott, Ph. D.,)
Our nation’s critical infrastructure is crumbling. New investments in smart, sustainable, resilient infrastructure are desperately needed across the United States – a fact that has been more than well-documented and reported. Notwithstanding, bit by bit, we are losing our American focus on quality; and, with it, our overall standard of living and global competitive position.
Transportation Affirmatives: Scott Lends Wisdom to Groundbreaking Book on Women in Transportation
She tells it like it was…and it is. Dr. Beverly Scott, CEO of Beverly Scott Associates, joined several female transportation luminaries by contributing to Boots on the Ground, Flats in the Boardroom: Transportation Women Tell Their Stories. And she had a great deal to contribute. Current National Infrastructure Advisory Council vice-chair, past APTA chair, former GM/CEO at four transit agencies, first female and former NYCTA vice president heading NYC bus service in the five boroughs and Staten Island rail, Scott has also lead several major transit systems in her career. Overcoming prejudice, injustice, and a host of great challenges, Scott handled myriad issues—both popular and not—with great aplomb and creativity. And she tells all in Boots on the Ground, Flats in the Boardroom. Read it to discover Scott’s indelible contribution.