The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all surface transportation in San Francisco including the Municipal Railway (Muni), announced the appointment of Vince Harris as director of Capital Programs and Construction. Harris was previously the executive director of the Stanislaus Council of Governments (StanCOG) in Modesto, Calif., and the executive director of the Alameda County Transportation Authority. He will be responsible for the SFMTA’s $3 billion Capital Improvement Program, including new light rail extensions, facility upgrades and enhancements and system overhead wire and rail replacement projects.
Andrew Christofas, PMP, has joined Gannett Fleming as a project control specialist. He is based out of the firm’s San Francisco office. In his new position, Christofas will provide project controls and risk assessment for major transit and rail projects. Christofas brings more than a decade of project controls and management support experience to the firm. His areas of expertise include risk, schedule and cost management; overhead cost management; and business systems analysis across the transportation, aerospace and defense industries.