Dorval R Carter Jr. was elected as Chair of APTA in October 2022 for a one-year term.
He is the President of the Chicago Transit Authority, overseeing more than 10,000 employees and helps ensure that everyone works together in adhering to the agency’s mission of delivering quality, affordable transit services that link people, jobs and communities.
Appointed as CTA President in 2015, Mr. Carter has led the way for unprecedented investment in CTA. Mr. Carter has overseen more than $8 billion of projects including the largest construction project in CTA history, the largest railcar order in the agency’s history, and the rehabilitation of more than 40 rail stations.
Prior to becoming CTA President, Mr. Carter served as the Acting Chief of Staff to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Mr. Carter also served as Acting Deputy Administrator for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as well as FTA’s Chief Counsel.