She’s getting back on track.
President Trump has tapped MTA transit chief Sarah Feinberg to re-join the board of Amtrak.
Feinberg, 42, has served as the interim president of MTA New York City Transit since March 9.
She was previously an MTA board appointee of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Before coming to New York, Feinberg worked in Washington, including stints in the Obama White House and at Facebook. She led the Federal Railroad Administration from 2015 to 2017 while also serving on Amtrak’s board.
The White House press release announcing the appointment Monday identified the transit bigwig as “Sarah Feinberg, of West Virginia,” her home state.
Amtrak is a government-funded, for-profit corporation. Unlike MTA board members, Amtrak directors receive financial compensation so long as they are not federal employees.
Feinberg said she would continue in her interim MTA role, since the Amtrak time commitment is not significant.
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