Vice-President, Project Implementation
York Region Rapid Transit Corporation
Paul May is Vice-President, Project Implementation for York Region Rapid Transit Corporation (YRRTC).
Paul joined YRRTC in 2009. As Vice-President, Project Implementation, he is responsible for the design, construction and all aspects of implementation of the vivaNext rapid transit project in York Region, a $1.75B Bus Rapid Transit program. He was also responsible for the integration and coordination of transit facilities with the recently opened Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension.
Paul has been employed by the Regional Municipality of York since 1988. Prior to this position, Paul was the Director of Infrastructure Planning, responsible for the planning of all major roads, transit, water, and wastewater projects for the Regional Municipality of York. This involved the development of the Region’s infrastructure Master Plans, analysis of funding requirements and coordination with other jurisdictions. Prior to joining York Region, Paul was a Transportation Planning Engineer with a local consulting engineering firm for several years.
Paul received both his B.A.Sc. and M.A.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, a fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, a past President of the Ontario Public Works Association (a chapter of the American Public Works Association) and named as a Top 10 Public Works Leader of the Year from the APWA in 2017.Back to speakers