Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has named Bernard Jackson as the agency’s new chief operations officer.
Jackson will assume his new role on May 23 and report to Nadine Lee, DART’s president & chief executive officer.
Jackson will lead the agency’s operations teams, including bus, light rail, facilities maintenance, GoLink and mobility management.
“Bernard is a tremendous transit leader and we are excited to welcome him to DART,” Lee said in an announcement. “He brings over 30 years of transit operations experience to the agency, consistently developing and achieving employee engagement and customer satisfaction performance targets that have a real impact on the lives of our riders. I have incredible confidence in his ability to align industry-leading operational practices with DART’s vision to improve rider experiences.”
Jackson joins DART from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, where he served as the chief operations officer, service delivery.