Acting Associate Administrator for Communications & Congressional Affairs
David N. Longo started with FTA in April 2005 as Deputy Associate Administrator for Communications and Congressional Affairs. He leads a team of media and governmental affairs professionals, effectively managing all aspects of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) external and internal communications as well as the agency’s Congressional relations.
Mr. Longo came to FTA from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), where he served as its Senior Public Affairs Officer from the time of the agency’s inception in January 2001. Before that, he was with the Federal Highway Administration working as a Marketing Specialist from July 1991 to December 2000.
Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Transportation, Mr. Longo held sales and marketing management positions with Chrysler Corporation in Syracuse, NY and Washington, DC from April 1977 to May 1991.
Mr. Longo earned a BS in Business Economics/Marketing from Syracuse University. He lives with his wife in Alexandria, VA.