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Ysela Llort - Director


Ms. Ysela Llort is the Director of Miami-Dade Transit. She was appointed to this position by Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez in February 2012. From August 2011 to February 2012, she served as MDT's Interim Director. Prior to being at the helm of MDT, Ms. Llort served as an Assistant County Manager, responsible for the County's major transportation departments, which included Miami-Dade Transit, Public Works, Miami-Dade Aviation, and Seaport (Port of Miami), as well as the County's Consumer Services Department. Ms. Llort also was responsible for overseeing the Citizens' Independent Transportation Trust and the Metropolitan Planning Organization.

Before working for Miami-Dade County, Ms. Llort was the Florida Department of Transportation's Assistant Secretary for Intermodal Systems Development. As Assistant Secretary, Ms. Llort was responsible for the executive management and operation of the Department's planning, environmental management and public transportation programs. Ms. Llort directed the long range and strategic planning and formulation of policy for developing capital improvement and investment plans for the State's intermodal transportation facilities.

In addition, prior to coming to Florida, Ms. Llort was employed by the Virginia Department of Transportation, where she was responsible for the operation and planning of the transportation system in the Virginia portion of the Washington, D.C. region. She is a proud alumnus of Duke and Clemson universities where she obtained her undergraduate and master's degrees. Her academic background is in economics, city and regional planning, and transportation engineering.

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