IRVINE, Calif. - December 17, 2018
WTS-OC named Transportation Corridor Agencies' (TCA) Board Director Lisa Bartlett “Woman of the Year” at the 30th annual Awards Gala on December 6 at the Marconi Automotive Museum in Tustin. The award highlighted her dedication to improving the transportation network in Orange County while ensuring the economic prosperity of the region.
Director Bartlett formerly served as past chair and vice chair on the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency (F/ETCA) Board and has been a board member on the F/ETCA and San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency Board since 2007. She also currently serves as the Orange County Transportation Authority’s Chairwoman.
Under her recent leadership, the Agency’s bonds were upgraded to A-, indicating the financial strength of Orange County’s 51-miles of toll roads and increased ridership, online payment processes were streamlined for customers without an account, record setting transactions days were set on the 73, 133, 241 and 261 Toll Roads and more than 1.3 million FasTrak® and ExpressAccounts® have been opened.
Juliet Su of Aliso Viejo was also honored with the President’s Award for her role as chapter secretary and her leadership in developing WTS' Mentorship Program and continued involvement with the annual Transportation Academy, a two-week immersion into different facets of the transportation industry for undergraduate and graduate university students. Juliet oversees the design of the capital improvements projects for TCA and she is a registered professional engineer with more than 20 years of design and management experience.
WTS is an international organization, founded in 1977, with over 6,500 members, 79 chapters and a network of 40,000 transportation professionals around the world. The group was founded on expanding women’s careers in transportation through professional development, encouragement and recognition.
The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) are two joint powers authorities formed by the California legislature in 1986 to plan, finance, construct and operate Orange County’s public toll road system. Fifty-one miles of the system are complete, including the 73, 133, 241 and 261 Toll Roads. TCA continues to meet the region’s growing need for congestion-free transportation alternatives.