MTA Flint Names New General Manager

Nov. 26, 2018
Edgar H. Benning named general manager of the Mass Transportation Authority in Flint, Mich.

On Thursday, May 26, 2011, the Mass Transportation Authority board of directors authorized a one year contract to Edgar H. Benning, for the position of MTA general manager.  Benning has been acting chief of staff over the last few months.

Paul Newman, MTA Board chair stated,“Mr. Benning has a long proven track record with the MTA and is very well respected in the community. The MTA Board is extremely pleased to have someone of Mr. Benning’s background and experience to fulfill the role and responsibility as general manager.”

Benning, a 31 year employee with the Mass Transportation Authority, has a master’s degree in public administration from Central Michigan University and extensive experience in public transportation.

Benning’s background and experience in public transportation includes acting as past president of the Michigan Public Transit Association and involvement in the American Public Transportation Association.

Benning’s contract is effective June 1,2011.