Bernard Cohen, Secretary of Transportation, Massachusetts

美国马萨诸塞州交通厅厅长

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

伯纳德.科恩,马萨诸塞州交通厅厅长,领导交通执行委员会(EOT)。作为厅长,他全面负责监管马萨诸塞州公路局、机动车辆管理局、航空委员会,同时担任马萨诸塞湾交通署(MBTA)董事局主席。在被任命为交通厅厅长之前,科恩领导着联邦交通管理局设在纽约的下曼哈顿地区灾后重建办公室(LMRO)的工作,并全面负责45亿5千万美元项目资金的使用,这笔资金被用来重建在“911”事件中被破坏的交通和其它基础设施。这些项目包括PATH总站的建设及富尔顿大街交通枢纽和和南轮渡站的重建。科恩厅长在公共交通领域工作了二十余年。他曾在马萨诸塞湾交通署、纽约大都会交通署以及东南宾西法尼亚交通署担任高管职位。在接管LMRO之前,他是Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad公司执行副总经理,主管波士顿地区的业务。

科恩厅长毕业于纽约联合大学。获哥伦比亚大学新闻学硕士学位,并曾任Boston Globe和Boston Herald两家报纸的自由撰稿人。科恩厅长有两个女儿,希丽亚和阿比盖尔。

 

Bernard Cohen, as Secretary of Transportation of Massachusetts, he directs the Executive Office of Transportation (EOT). The Secretary has direct oversight of the Massachusetts Highway Department, the Registry of Motor Vehicles, and the Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission, and serves as the Chair of the MBTA Board of Directors. Immediately prior to being appointed Secretary, Cohen oversaw the Federal Transit Administration's Lower Manhattan Recovery Office (LMRO) in New York City. In this capacity, he led a $4.55 billion program to rebuild and restore transportation facilities and infrastructure in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The program's responsibilities included the construction of the permanent PATH terminal and the rebuilding of the Fulton Street Transit Center and the South Ferry Terminal Station. Secretary Cohen has more than twenty years of experience in the field of public transportation. He has held senior management positions at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Before being appointed to lead the LMRO, he served as Deputy Managing Director of the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Co., overseeing service in the Boston area.

Secretary Cohen graduated from Union College in New York. He received a Master's Degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and has worked as a freelance reporter for both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald. Secretary Cohen has two daughters, Celia and Abigail.