Shirley DeLibero

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Shirley DeLibero served as chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas from 1999 until 2004.

DeLibero was previously the deputy executive of Dallas Area Rapid Transit, and executive director of New Jersey Transit.[1][2]

Her tenure at Texas was marked by the introduction of the METRORail light rail transit system and for scandals; In 2000, she was suspended for 30 days after failing to report a collision involving her company car.[3] It was also revealed that DeLibero had falsified two claimed college degrees on her resume.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ Kelley, Chris (1996) "Shirley DeLibero", Dallas Morning News, September 15, 1996
  2. ^ Kannapell, Andrea (1998) "IN PERSON; She Doesn't Make Trains Run on Time", New York Times, November 8, 1998, retrieved 2010-01-30
  3. ^ a b "TEXAS: Resume Padding.", The Bond Buyer, November 14, 2000
  4. ^ "Houston transit chief's resume has degrees of inaccuracy", Associated Press, October 29, 2000
  5. ^ "Houston metro chief to admit lying on resume", Victoria Advocate, 5 November 2000, retrieved 2010-01-30