The city of Guelph is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Meagher to the position of general manager, Guelph Transit.
Meagher has been serving as the acting general manager since early August. During this period, Meagher has demonstrated his skill and ability to lead Guelph Transit in an inclusive, collaborative manner that has been well received by staff at Transit and the organization as a whole.
"Phil's skills and abilities have resulted in positive change visible to those that work closely with Transit. Further, and as importantly, his customer-first focus has resulted in improvements in system performance and customer service to our ridership," noted Derek McCaughan, executive director of Operations, Transit and Emergency Services. "My congratulations to Phil on this appointment and best wishes for continued success."
Meagher’s professional portfolio includes extensive management experience in the transit industry, including superintendent of Queensway (Bus) Division at the Toronto Transit Commission, general manager of Oshawa Transit Commission, and deputy general manager of operations at Durham Region Transit. Most recently, in his role as the manager of transportation at the Niagara Parks Commission, Meagher oversaw the introduction of the WEGO Visitor Transportation System.