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Bruce Robinson

Associate Administrator for Program Management

Bruce Robinson is the Associate Administrator for FTA’s Office of Program Management. In that role, he oversees the Office of Transit Programs, the Office of Capital Project Management and the Office of Grants Management and Guidance. Collectively, these offices administer a national program of capital and operating assistance by directing program implementation through FTA's regional offices. The office provides procedures and program guidance to assist the field staff and grant recipients in grant program administration and grant management requirements and manages FTA’s major project capital oversight programs.

Before taking the Associate Administrator reins in 2019, Mr. Robinson served as the Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Program Management and the Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation. He also served as Acting Associate Administrator for Budget and Policy in 2021.

Mr. Robinson joined the Department of Transportation in 1997 in the Office of Acquisition Management of the Federal Highway Administration. He holds a Master of Arts from Yale University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Headshot of Bruce Robinson - Acting Associate Administrator for FTA’s Office of Program Management
Last updated: Wednesday, September 15, 2021