Urban is pleased to announce that Gregory May, PE, LEED AP, was named to Mass Transit magazine’s 2017 Top 40 Under 40 list. The list recognizes those professionals who have made significant contributions to the public transit industry. Honorees are judged on job commitment, industry involvement and contribution, achievement in his or her position, and innovation in his or her field.
“Millions of people utilize public transportation every year, relying on it to transport them to work, school, medical appointments, and social and sporting activities,” says Mass Transit Publisher Emily Guill. “The individuals chosen for this year’s list have an eye for innovation and show a strong passion and commitment that exemplifies the best of the best.”
“I am honored and appreciative to be included on this list with many other leaders in the transit industry and I am humbled by this impressive group of very talented and passionate professionals.” Mr. May said. “I thank my colleagues, mentors, and my wife and family for inspiring me and supporting me through my professional development and career.”
Mr. May, a vice president and practice leader for rail and transit at Urban, was selected for this distinction from a list of several hundred nominations. A registered Professional Engineer, he is also a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction. His academic studies focused in mechanical engineering at Villanova University and the University of Pittsburgh, and then on civil engineering at the University of New Haven. Mr. May is a an active member of such organizations as the American Railway Engineering & Maintenance-of-Way Association and the American Public Transportation Association, serving on committees for both organizations. He is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Metropolitan New York Railway Club, and the Project Management Institute. Additionally, Mr. May serves on the Civil Engineering Advisory Board for the University of New Haven.
Mass Transit, the only magazine dedicated exclusively to public transportation, announced the ninth annual Top 40 Under 40 list earlier this month. It is the only publication that focuses on the people who manage the business and their successful management practices. The publication’s editorial content provides subscribers with management, marketing, operational and product information they need to better manage transit systems and overcome the changes in today's environment.
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