Gina Fiandaca appointed commissioner of Transportation Department
January 20, 2015
Today Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the appointment of Gina Fiandaca as Commissioner of the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). Fiandaca, has served as the Interim Deputy Commissioner of BTD since May 2014.
As Commissioner, Fiandaca will be responsible for overseeing the city's transportation planning, traffic management and engineering, roadway signage, and parking enforcement.
“Gina Fiandaca has served the residents of Boston for over 25 years, and brings extensive experience to her new role as Commissioner of the Boston Transportation Department,” said Mayor Walsh. “She has proven herself to be an exceptional leader, who has strong working relationships with advocates, community members, and state and federal transportation partners.”
"I am grateful to Mayor Walsh for the opportunity to serve as his Commissioner of the Boston Transportation Department," said Fiandaca. "I look forward to continuing to implement innovative transportation and parking systems in the City of Boston."
Fiandaca has worked at BTD in a variety of capacities since 1990. In 1998 she spearheaded the implementation of Boston’s web based parking ticket payment system. From 2006 to 2014, she served as Parking Clerk where she was responsible for all day-to-day operations of the department, including ticket hearing adjudication, parking enforcement oversight, data and revenue analysis, and management of the resident parking program.
Fiandaca has hands on experience in innovative transportation policy, and worked closely with the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics on the newly launched ParkBoston app, a mobile phone application that allows users to pay their meter from a smartphone.
Fiandaca is a member of several national parking groups, including the National Parking Association. She currently serves as the President of the New England Parking Council.
Fiandaca has an MBA from Boston University, and has recently pursued courses in Business and Managerial Economics at Harvard University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management, and Operations from Suffolk University.