Rob Troup

Deputy General Manager

Arthur “Rob” Troup has just reached the 40 year mark of public transportation experience with a focus on developing comprehensive engineering and operational solutions to improve multimodal transit infrastructure and services. He has significant experience managing high-density transit design, operations, maintenance and construction in heavily urbanized environments, such as the Northeast corridor and the New York metropolitan region. Rob has also done international consulting work in Europe and Africa developing signal and communications networks for transit, commuter and freight rail systems. Troup holds the certification of Engineering Technician from the United Kingdom Engineering Council.

Prior to MARTA, Troup was with HTNB Corporation as the Vice President of Northeast Rail and was also the Deputy General Manager of Operations for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority, where he was responsible for all aspects of engineering, maintenance and operations for Metro Rail and accessibility transit services. He also worked for Amtrak and, as a contracted engineer, for New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New Jersey Transit, Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, Long Island Railroad and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

Contact Information

Deputy General Manager:
Robert Troup

  • Email: atroup@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Phone: 404-848-5179
  • Administrative Assistant: Ashanti Boothe (404-848-5475)

Departments Reporting to the DGM:

AGM Capital Programs and Development/ Acting AGM Rail
David Springstead

AGM Chief of Police and Emergency Management
Chief Wanda Y. Dunham

  • Email: wdunham@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Extension: 404-848-4900
  • Administrative Assistant: Olivia Moore (404-848-5181)

AGM Planning
Ben Limmer

  • Email: blimmer@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Extension: 404-848-4401
  • Administrative Assistant: Debra Oliver (404-848-4210)

Acting AGM/CIO Technology
Torrey Kirby

  • Email: tkirby@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Extension: 404-848-5769
  • Administrative Assistant: LeAnn Keepler (404-848-5283)

AGM Human Resources
LaShanda R. Dawkins

  • Email: lrdawkins@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Extension: 404-848-5778
  • Administrative Assistant: Debra Dunning (404-848-5518)

Acting AGM Bus/ Senior Director of Operations
Thomas Young

  • Email: tyoung@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Extension: 404-848-4290
  • Administrative Assistant: Cheryl Turner (404-848-4629)