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T. Hickey

Chief Development Officer @ Virginia Railway Express

Migratory Transit Worker

Malvern, Pennsylvania

Ranked #274 out of 5,479 for Chief Development Officer in Pennsylvania

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T. Hickey's Work Experience

Virginia Railway Express

Chief Development Officer

February 2014 to Present

CH2M HILL

Senior Manager, Rail & Transit - East Coast

October 2012 to February 2014

Greater Philadelphia Area

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Manager - Special Projects Rail & Transit

August 2010 to October 2012

Greater Philadelphia Area

T. Hickey's Education

Villanova University

Graduate Studies in Transportation Engineering

1980 to 1982

Villanova University

BA Urban Geography Astronomy

1973 to 1978

Archbishop John Carroll High School for Boys

1969 to 1973

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About T. Hickey's Current Company

Virginia Railway Express

Part of the executive management team leading the delivery of commuter rail services for Northern Virginia into Washington DC. Responsibilities include planning, engineering, and construction.

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About T. Hickey

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Tom Hickey is a senior transportation strategist with over three decades of experience in the design, financing, construction and delivery of quality passenger services and facilities. The majority of that experience has been with public agencies in Philadelphia, New York City, St. Louis, Houston, Washington DC, and the State of Delaware, culminating with chief executive positions at the head of two rail transit agencies. He also spent 15 years as a senior consultant with leading engineering firms, making technical and project management contributions to multimodal projects in 33 states, Canada, Asia, and the Middle East. Specialties: Nationally recognized authority in multimodal operations, intermodal system integration, passenger facility design, and railroad regulatory matters. Expertise includes the start-up of new bus, streetcar, light rail and commuter rail systems and innovative reorganization of public agencies.Chief Development Officer @ Part of the executive management team leading the delivery of commuter rail services for Northern Virginia into Washington DC. Responsibilities include planning, engineering, and construction. From February 2014 to Present (1 year 11 months) Senior Manager, Rail & Transit - East Coast @ Senior Consultant and Project Manager with a leading international transportation engineering firm, providing managerial and technical contributions to strategic management and organization studies for rail transport systems. Identified and developed leads, proposals and teaming arrangement for major project pursuits throughout North America. Key assignments included guiding the mobilization of a new private contractor for the operations and maintenance of MARC commuter rail service, coordinating O&M contract documents for the Metrolinx Eglinton Crosstown LRT and Union-Pierson Commuter Rail Lines in Toronto, and technical oversight of the University City Loop Streetcar in St. Louis. From October 2012 to February 2014 (1 year 5 months) Greater Philadelphia AreaManager - Special Projects Rail & Transit @ Senior Consultant and Certified Project Manager with a leading international transportation engineering firm, providing managerial and technical contributions to passenger terminal design, local bus service, bus rapid transit (BRT), streetcars, light rail transit (LRT), rail rapid transit ('heavy rail'), commuter rail, high speed rail (HSR), ferries and freight railroad projects throughout the US and overseas. Key assignments presently include a new emirate-wide regional rail network for Abu Dhabi in the UAE, ADA determination for the Anaheim Regional Transporation Intermodal Center, and operations and maintenance planning for the LA Metro Westside Extension "Subway-to-the-Sea", MTA Purple Line LRT, and Waterloo-Kitchener LRT. From August 2010 to October 2012 (2 years 3 months) Greater Philadelphia AreaAssociate Vice President @ Special Assistant to the President/CEO and the Executive Vice President, part of the executive team leading the delivery of bus, light rail, paratransit and High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV)/High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lane services, facilities and infrastructure in the fourth largest US metropolitan area. Provide leadership and oversight of initiatives requiring an agency-wide and/or rapid response including new light rail, bus rapid transit and commuter rail programs, operations and maintenance; fare collection and enforcement; development and implementation of management policies, goals and objectives; short and long-term strategic planning; budgeting; analyses of operational/functional impacts; organizational changes; new program implementation, and safety and performance enhancements. From September 2008 to August 2010 (2 years) National Transit Planning Manager @ Practice Leader, Senior Consultant and Project Manager for a leading US transportation engineering firm, providing managerial and technical contributions to local bus service, bus rapid transit (BRT), streetcars, light rail transit (LRT), rail rapid transit ('heavy rail'), commuter rail, ferries and freight railroad projects in seven states. Established national practice group responsible for the comprehensive management and marketing of the firm’s bus and rail transit planning capabilities throughout the United States. Key assignments included planning for a new rail services in Northeast (Jacksonville) and Southeast (Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Jupiter) Florida, suburban Philadelphia (Quakertown-Lansdale-Norristown and Paoli-Phoenixville), Western Pennsylvania ("Keystone West"), New York (NYC-Stewart Airport) and Moab UT ("mildly radioactive" freight only), plus light rail passenger facilities for Minneapolis-St Paul. From January 2005 to December 2008 (4 years) Senior Professional Associate @ Senior Consultant and Certified Project Manager with a leading international transportation engineering firm, providing managerial and technical contributions to passenger terminal design, local bus service, bus rapid transit (BRT), streetcars, light rail transit (LRT), rail rapid transit ('heavy rail'), commuter rail, high speed rail (HSR), ferries and freight railroad projects throughout the US and overseas. Key assignments included start-up coordination and planning for the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation, LRT extension planning for NJ Transit, and independent assessment of SEPTA's Schuylkill Valley Metro project for Norfolk Southern Railway and PennDOT. From July 2002 to January 2005 (2 years 7 months) General Manager @ General Manager of a mature bi-state rail transit agency. Responsible for operations, maintenance, police, engineering, construction, safety, capital programs, finance, marketing, HR and administration. Refocused agency to concentrate on the “basics” (safety, service, and security). Raised cost-recovery ratio through revenue enhancements, overtime reduction, and consolidation of administrative functions. Kick-started moribund capital programs to replace antiquated rolling stock and revenue systems. Initiated the region’s first “smart card” fare collection system. Fostered a renewed regional vision for rail transit, resulting in the first service extension studies in 30 years. Enhanced management-labor relationships; negotiated collective bargaining agreement; broadened communications with passengers, elected officials, and communities; rebranded agency public image. Advanced transit-oriented development at stations. From January 2001 to July 2002 (1 year 7 months) Senior Professional Associate @ Senior Consultant and Certified Project Manager with a leading international transportation engineering firm, providing managerial and technical contributions to passenger terminal design, local bus service, bus rapid transit (BRT), streetcars, light rail transit (LRT), rail rapid transit ('heavy rail'), commuter rail, high speed rail (HSR), ferries and freight railroad projects throughout the US, Canada, the Middle East and Asia. Key assignments include new rail systems in North Jersey, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Madison and Tel Aviv (Israel); new/revived passenger facilities in Philadelphia (Frankford Transportation Center), Kansas City (Union Station), Milwaukee (Union Station), Cleveland (Intermodal Hub/W 3rd St), Ft Worth (Intermodal Hub/T&P Sation) and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur Central Station); and visitor transporation systems for US National Parks. From February 1994 to April 2001 (7 years 3 months) State Railroad Administrator @ State Railroad Administrator/Chief Operating Officer for an independently incorporated subsidiary of the State DOT responsible for commuter rail, statewide commuter bus and freight railroad programs. Established a new state agency responsible for passenger and freight railroad operations. Expanded contracted operation of commuter railroad services. Constructed, operated and maintained railroad stations and park-ride facilities. Created first statewide network of commuter bus services. Constructed and maintained new passenger terminals and park-ride facilities. Drafted the first statewide multimodal plan for public transportation policy, funding and services, resulting in the creation of a single, state-wide transit agency. From July 1990 to February 1994 (3 years 8 months) Director of Service Planning and Schedules @ Manager responsible for service planning and scheduling departments at a bi-state, 700-bus transit agency on St Louis building its first light rail line. Also managed contracted fixed route bus and paratransit operations. Developed operating plans and budgets for a new LRT starter line. Redesigned bus network to feed and complement LRT system. Initiated ong-range/strategic planning process for regional public transportation services. Led planning and operation of a special 120-bus, eight-day contracted bus operation for major international conference with 29,000 attendees. From December 1989 to August 1990 (9 months) Senior Operations Planning Manager @ Operations Planning Manager for the Philadelphia regional transit authority operating commuter rail, rapid transit, light rail, bus and paratransit services. Responsible for development and implementation of new rail services, special operations, intermodal bus-rail coordination, and facility design. Implemented commuter rail service extensions in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Negotiated interagency operating and trackage rights agreements. Initiated new privately subsidized feeder bus services and fares. Created interdivision committee to coordinate track maintenance, substitute buses, and public information. Led design and location studies for new railroad maintenance facilities. Revived moribund long range planning process. Integrated rail and bus services around multimodal transit centers. Created initiatives that morphed into the Cross-County and Schuylkill Valley Metros. From January 1985 to December 1989 (5 years) Associate Transit Management Analyst @ Staff Analyst in the Operations Planning Department of the largest US operator of bus and subway services. Produced operating plans and schedules for subway trains and connecting bus services; managed surveys, data collection and ridership counts; provided operational review of capital projects; and managed special technical studies. Completed a comprehensive analysis of rapid transit service sufficiency, resulting in the first rerouting of subway trains in New York City based solely on the analysis of ridership travel patterns. Developed operating strategies and physical improvements to enhance bus-rail service coordination at the 50 busiest intermodal transfer locations in New York City. Refined operating and fare collection strategies for Staten Island rapid transit to enhance intermodal ferry transfers. From September 1982 to January 1985 (2 years 5 months) Transportation Planner @ Staff planner coordinating bus, rail, highway and street plans, programs and funding for a rapidly developing county in suburban Philadelphia. Conducted analyses of highway and transit operations, land development proposals, freight railroad programs, and right-of-way preservation initiatives, and bikeways. Developed capital and operating budgets. Managed technical studies of commuter rail, mass transit and highway improvements. Led transformation a bankrupt suburban bus carrier into a cost-effective "timed-transfer" network oriented around multimodal hub. County oversight of SEPTA operations and management, including new bus services, take-over of the Philadelphia commuter rail network from Conrail and rationalization of rural commuter rail services. Oversight of station renovation, parking expansion, and rolling stock replacement programs. From December 1977 to September 1982 (4 years 10 months) Graduate Studies in Transportation Engineering @ Villanova University From 1980 to 1982 BA, Urban Geography, Astronomy @ Villanova University From 1973 to 1978 Archbishop John Carroll High School for Boys From 1969 to 1973 T. Hickey is skilled in: Light Rail, Railway, Integration, Transportation Planning, Transportation, Transportation Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Public Transport, Civil Engineering, Rail, Urban Planning, Proposal Writing, Highways, Contract Management, Rolling Stock


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