The Board of Directors of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) today announced its unanimous selection of K. N. Murthy as the authority’s Interim Executive Director and CEO.
“Mr. Murthy is the perfect fit for HART at this time,” said HART Board Chair Colleen Hanabusa. “He brings to the table more than 40 years of experience in transit design and construction and has managed and implemented several multi-billion dollar light rail and heavy rail projects in a number of cities, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Dallas/Fort Worth and Atlanta.”
Murthy is an award-winning engineer and the former Executive Director for Transit Project Delivery at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. He retired in 2014 and founded Murthy Consulting Services.
Murthy’s first day on the job at HART will be December 5 and his employment agreement is for a term of one year.