Director of Programs,
Contra Costa Transportation Authority
Peter Engel has worked in public transit and transportation demand management for nearly 25 years beginning his transportation career in Washington state and then Napa California. In 2006 Mr. Engel began working for the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA).
As Director of Programs, Mr. Engel is responsible for the programming and allocation of Measure J sales tax revenues to the county’s five public transportation operations, helping to ensure that the transit operators can effectively meet the need of the residents of Contra Costa County. In addition, Mr. Engel is responsible for the oversight of funding associated with paratransit and community based services; local, regional, and express bus transit services, school bus services, and the commute alternative program.
Most recently Mr. Engel has focused on new technologies and innovative approaches to service delivery in the transit industry, commuter alternatives, first/last mile solutions, regulatory influences on innovation, and shared mobility opportunities.