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Gregory T. Rooney

Commissioner, Transportation

In June 2019, Gregory Rooney was named Interim Commissioner of the Boston Transportation Department, which works to advance a safe and equitable public transportation network, considering pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, passengers and everyone who takes public transportation. Rooney was named Commissioner in October 2020.

Rooney has worked for the City of Boston for 25 years, and formerly served as Commissioner of the City's Property Management Department, where he led the City's management, maintenance, repairs, and security for the City's municipal buildings. Before working at Property Management, Rooney served for nine years at the Boston Transportation Department, where he worked as the Director of Parking Management. Prior to that role, Rooney worked as the Deputy Commissioner of Transportation for the former Commission on Affairs of the Elderly, where he oversaw all transportation-related issues to ensure that the needs of Boston's older residents were addressed.

Rooney earned his bachelor's of science in Political Science from Northeastern University, and a Master of Public Administration from Northeastern University.

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