ABOUT OUR GUEST:
Christopher “Chris” Walton began his employment with Broward County in 2000 when he was appointed operations manager for Broward County Transit (BCT). In 2002, he was promoted to associate director responsible for overseeing bus operations and maintenance. In 2007, he was promoted to Department Director; the department includes the Fleet Services Division and the Transit Division. In 2010, BCT introduced new express bus service to downtown Miami, the first inter-county express bus service provided by the agency, and in 2012 new bus service along I-595 to the downtowns in Fort Lauderdale and Miami began. In December 2011, the Department launched the nation’s first countywide Bike Share Program, Broward B-Cycle. In 2015, BCT introduced the largest alternative fueled (propane autogas) paratransit fleet in the nation. Current initiatives include the introduction of electric buses into the County’s fleet and the regional fare collection system in collaboration with Tri-Rail, Miami-Dade Transit, and Palm Tran.
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NABWIC was founded to increase the national awareness of Black Women in the construction industry. Our charge is to:
* Advocate for Black women-owned construction businesses for contract opportunities.
* Create strategic environments that support educational, entrepreneurial, professional, and social network connections. * Train the next generation of Black women and minorities in the construction industry
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