Collie Greenwood

Interim General Manager / Chief Executive Officer

Collie Greenwood is a 33-year Transit veteran, with operations, administrative, and transformation experience ranging from front line operations, to Executive leadership.

Through the course of his career at the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), Collie lead a team of over 9,500 dedicated men and women in the provision of top-notch bus, subway, streetcar, accessible transit and station services, transit security, and a structured maintenance program for all modes.

Notably as Chief Service Officer for North America’s 3rd largest transit system, he oversaw several transformative initiatives including Stations transformation, mobility service consolidation, and a reduction in overtime costs through organized distribution of transitional work.

Greenwood joined MARTA as the Chief of Bus Operations and Urban Planning in July, 2019, and was later appointed as the Deputy General Manager – Operations and Urban Planning.

As DGM, Greenwood is accountable for all facets of bus, rail, facilities and transit infrastructure for the growing City of Atlanta and surrounding areas. Responsibilities include daily operation and maintenance of the MARTA Bus network, Mobility service, Rail System and Atlanta Streetcar while ensuring stations, facilities, vehicles, systems and the right of way remain in a safe & secure state of good repair.

In this new role, Greenwood will also help develop and deliver major capital projects aimed at enhancing the customer experience, including the largest in MARTA’s history, the procurement of new railcars, and the addition of electric buses to MARTA’s fleet. Collie will also work closely with the senior leadership team to ensure that operating departments have the resources they need, and provide management and focus to further build a customer – centric, safety-driven, performance management culture.

Collie holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

In a unanimous vote, the MARTA Board of Directors has named Collie Greenwood as interim General Manager and CEO of MARTA at a specially called board meeting on Saturday, January 15, 2022, held after the sudden death of Jeffrey Parker.

Contact Information

Collie Greenwood

  • Email: cjgreenwood@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Phone: 404-848-4608
  • Manager Executive Office Administration: Tyrene Huff (404-848-5352) 

Deputy Chiefs Reporting to the Deputy GM, Operations

George Wright

Deputy Chief Rail Operations

Herold Humphrey

Deputy Chief Bus Operations