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Commissioner Schroer Appoints New Director of Multimodal Transportation Resources

Thursday, March 15, 2012 | 07:05am
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer names Liza Joffrion as the new Director of the Multimodal Transportation Resources. In her new post, Joffrion will oversee the Office of Passenger Transportation and the Office of Rail and Waterway Freight Transportation.
 
Liza joins TDOT from her role as Principal and President of MultiModal Research, LLC, a Nashville based transportation planning and public policy firm. Prior to that post, Liza worked in the urban transportation planning field at firms in Seattle, Washington. She has 17 years of experience land use, transportation planning, public policy, and finance.
 
“Liza’s extensive knowledge and experience working with rail, transit, ports, ferries and urban freight issues will be an incredible asset to TDOT as we move forward,” said Commissioner Schroer. “I am confident she will serve the Department with distinction.”
 
“I am very excited for the opportunity to work in a division that encompasses both public transit and freight movement,” said Joffrion. “I look forward to being a part of TDOT’s continued efforts to provide a quality transportation system to the people of Tennessee.”     
 
Joffrion will assume her role with TDOT March 26. A high resolution image of Ms. Joffrion is attached to this e-mail.
 
 
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For more information:
B.J. Doughty
TDOT, Director of Community Relations & Communications
Office 615.741.7736
Mobile 615.714.8556