NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Sarah E. Feinberg is interim president of the NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority overseeing the transit agency. She is also the founder of Feinberg Strategies, LLC, a strategic business and communications consulting practice focused on the tech and transportation sectors. Prior to founding Feinberg Strategies, Ms. Feinberg served as the administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). The FRA serves as the sole safety regulator of the US rail system. Ms. Feinberg was nominated for this post by President Obama, and later confirmed by the Republican-led US Senate. As FRA administrator, Ms. Feinberg developed and enforced rail safety regulations; managed a multi-billion dollar rail-investment portfolio; and led research and technology development programs. Ms. Feinberg was the second woman to lead the agency of nearly 1,000 employees in Washington, DC and eight regional offices across the country
Prior to joining FRA, Ms. Feinberg served as US DOT chief of staff, where she provided strategic advice and counsel to the secretary of transportation regarding operational and legislative initiatives across all modes of transportation, and helped lead the agency and its more than 57,000 employees.