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Sharon Greene


Irvine, California


Sharon Greene is a founding Partner of InfraStrategies. She has been at the forefront of ​innovation in transportation and infrastructure development and finance for more than ​45 years. Sharon is a specialist in transportation economics, infrastructure finance, and ​transportation planning, with experience throughout the US and abroad. She has led ​projects and managed programs in public transit, and high speed, intercity, and ​commuter rail; highways and toll facilities; and freight and goods movement. Sharon ​provides financial consulting services to many agencies that are currently in various ​stages of the FTA CIG process; agencies pursuing USDOT competitive funding and ​financing opportunities, including MEGA, INFRA and RAISE grants and the ​Transportation Infrastructure Finance and innovation Act (TIFIA) and Railroad ​Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) federal loan programs; and agencies ​pursuing state and regional discretionary funding. Her financial consulting services were ​instrumental in obtaining capital funding for agencies including Chicago Transit ​Authority, LA Metro, Boston MBTA, San Antonio VIA, Utah Transit Authority, Valley ​Metro Rail (Phoenix), Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Albuquerque, Jacksonville, and ​Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit (HART). Her work has been cited frequently by ​USDOT, FTA, and her public sector clients as representing the state-of-the-art in ​financial analysis for transportation capital investment. Among her major ​accomplishments, Sharon was founding Executive Director of the Los Angeles-San ​Diego Rail Corridor Agency, the first intercity rail joint powers authority in the country. ​She also developed and managed the multi-billion dollar financial plans for ​implementation of the 5-county Metrolink commuter rail system and the Alameda ​Freight Corridor serving the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Sharon has also devoted her energies to contribute substantially to the transportation ​industry by active participation in APTA, Transportation Research Board, Association for ​the Improvement of American Infrastructure (AIAI), US High-Speed Rail Association, ​California Transit Association (CTA), and other public transportation related ​organizations. In her involvement with APTA, Sharon was Chair of the Business ​Member Board of Governors and a member of the Executive Committee and the Board ​of Directors. Currently, she chairs the Federal Funding, Finance, and Tax Policy ​Legislative Subcommittee, co-chairs the Finance Subcommittee of the Intercity and ​High-Speed Rail Committee, is immediate past chair of the Innovative Funding, Finance, ​and P3 Committee, and is a member of the Legislative Steering Committee. Active in ​TRB, Sharon chairs the Socioeconomic and Finance Subcommittee of the Passenger Rail ​Committee. She also co-chair the Sessions Subcommittee of the Economics and Finance ​Committee. Sharon was the first private sector member selected to Chair the Transit ​Cooperative Research Program.

For her contributions to the public transportation and rail industry, Sharon was ​recognized by COMTO as a 2017 Woman Who Moves the Nation and selected as one of ​Railway Age’s Women In Rail. She was APTA Business Member of the Year in 2011. She ​was inducted into the APTA Public Transportation Hall of Fame in 2023.

In addition to her professional work, Sharon has held leadership positions in key ​industry organizations, including APTA, Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP), ​and the Transportation Research Board (TRB).