Dr. Yvette Taylor serves as the Regional Administrator for the Region IV Office of the Federal Transit Administration. In this capacity, she is responsible for the oversight of 8 states, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands in carrying out the mission of the Agency, which is to “Improve public transportation for America’s communities.”
Her office administers federal funding to support a variety of locally planned, constructed, and operated public transportation systems throughout the Southeastern Region.
Prior to FTA, Dr. Taylor held senior positions with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Management and Budget, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Dr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, M.B.A., and a Ph.D. in management.