Head of GRTC may be headed to Florida

By Rachel DePompa - bio | email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond may lose the  head of its transportation system. GRTC CEO John Lewis has been picked to lead Central Florida's transportation authority.

Lewis was offered the job Thursday, contract negotiations are now underway.

The Baltimore native has been with GRTC since  2005. He's credited with opening GRTC's new facility in South Richmond.

In 2008, GRTC received the Outstanding Public Transportation System achievement award from the American Public Transportation Association as the best transit agency of its size.

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