Noam on the Move
Interview with Gary Thomas, Former President of DART
On this episode of “Noam on the Move,” host Noam Maital speaks with Gary Thomas, the former President and Executive Director of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Gary discusses his motivation and connection to the transportation industry. Gary and Noam talk about the immense impact of COVID-19 on transit ridership and the potential funding sources needed to keep it alive. They discuss mobile apps, multi-modal transportation, and public-private partnerships. Finally they forecast the future of the industry and the opportunities rapidly changing technology presents.