Angela Dluger is Director of FTA's Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Safety Oversight Team that oversees the implementation of safety corrective action plans and leads a team of multidisciplinary staff of inspectors, auditors and investigators.
Angela is a seasoned transportation professional with 20 years of federal, public transportation provider and consulting experience in safety programs, transportation workforce development, transit service planning, transit service delivery, incident management, major project implementation, performance management and change management.
She joined the Federal Transit Administration in 2010 in the Office of Budget and Policy. In 2012, she joined FTA’s Safety Programs transition team, then two years later became the Deputy Associate Administrator in FTA’s Office of Transit Safety and Oversight, where she oversaw the development and implementation of FTA’s transit safety programs, new safety regulations, and grant compliance oversight.
Prior to joining the FTA, she was an independent consultant who served as a transportation sector workforce development consultant analyzing local labor market demands and connected transportation career fields with secondary and post-secondary educational programs during an economic recession.
She has over 10 years of experience working in bus and rail transit agencies, having worked in service planning, service delivery, performance management, the president’s office, and the operations control center at public transportation agencies in San Jose and Chicago.
She holds a Bachelor's of Science in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University and a Master's of Science in Transportation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.