CEO at TransLink
Kevin Quinn is the Chief Executive Officer of TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s award-winning transportation authority. As CEO, Kevin Quinn oversees management, planning, financing, and delivery of a growing world-class transportation network that includes bus, SkyTrain, SeaBus, HandyDART, and West Coast Express transit services, along with five regional bridges, walking and cycling paths, and the Major Road Network. Before joining TransLink, Kevin served as Administrator and Chief Executive Officer of the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), one of the largest multi-modal transit systems in the U.S. with six transit modes, including buses, subway, light rail, paratransit, and commuter bus and rail. He also oversaw the construction of a new 25-km light rail line outside Washington, D.C., which is currently the largest transit public-private partnership in the U.S. Prior to serving as CEO, Kevin was the Director of Planning and Programming for MTA. In this role, he was responsible for all aspects of design and implementation for the comprehensive overhaul of MTA’s local and express bus network, which included the restructuring of more than 60 bus routes and the introduction of new, high-frequency lines. Kevin also has private sector experience, as the Mid-Atlantic Transportation Planning and Policy Manager for STV, Incorporated. Kevin holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University. He has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) since 2010 and was recognized as one of Mass Transit magazine’s Top 40 under 40 transit professionals.
July 19, 2021 - present