Chief Executive Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
CIVIC LEADERS | 2022 LA500
Wiggins in April 2021 was chosen to lead the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Her first task last June was to lure riders back to the agency’s fleet of 2,200 buses and six rail lines after the Covid-19 pandemic. Last summer, the agency broke ground on the $900 million Airport Connector project. As Metro CEO, Wiggins manages a budget of about $7 billion, oversee up to $20 billion in capital construction projects and lead an agency with 11,000 employees. Wiggins returned to Metro after a two-and-a-half-year stint as chief executive of Metrolink.