ART IDA, DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION
Art A. Ida is the Transportation Director for the City of Culver City. He is responsible for the oversight of the City's Transportation Department, which includes Culver CityBus and the Equipment Maintenance & Fleet Services Division. In addition, Mr. Ida administers the City’s Equipment Replacement Fund and ensures compliance with all environmental legislation and congestion management/air quality programs.
Mr. Ida joined the Culver City Transportation Department in 2001 as the Deputy Transportation Director. Prior to joining Culver City, Mr. Ida served as Director of Finance for Foothill Transit and enjoyed a long tenure with Long Beach Transit. Mr. Ida holds both a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Finance, and a Master of Public Administration from California State University, Long Beach. He is also a graduate of Leadership APTA. Mr. Ida brings 18 years of experience in the transit industry to Culver CityBus.