Dave W. Partington
Fleet Maintenance and Facilities
With over 40 years of experience with the TTC and York Region Transit, Dave is a proven leader in the field of transit fleet maintenance and facilities. He has extensive hands-on experience in every aspect of the industry, from maintaining vehicles on the shop floor to developing and managing multi-million dollar operating and capital budgets.
Dave has proven project management experience including the operational design, configuration and specification of all program equipment for two Operations and Maintenance facilities (Viva BRT Operations, Maintenance & Storage Facility and the YRT South West OMSF), including the commissioning, acceptance, and training requirements for these facilities and related equipment.
In addition to facility and operational design Dave is a proven expert in data analytics, KPI development, process and procedure development, facility and equipment review, maintenance practices review and maintenance needs assessment. He has piloted pedestrian and collision avoidance technologies; developed plans for a piloting all-electric buses; introduced solar-powered technologies to significantly reduce infrastructure and utility costs. Knowledgeable in alternative fuel technologies, Dave champions greening and fuel reduction technologies including innovations such as electric bus and autonomous technologies.