Host of Transit Unplugged
Paul Comfort is host of the industry-leading public transportation podcast, Transit Unplugged – heard in over 100 countries – and the new YouTube sensation, Transit Unplugged TV show. Paul also serves as Executive Director of the North American Transit Alliance.
Paul has authored three Amazon #1 best-selling books: The Future of Public Transportation; the children’s picture book, Public Transportation – From the Tom Thumb Railroad to Hyperloop and Beyond; and 2022’s Conversations on Equity and Inclusion in Public Transportation, which remained atop the Amazon Mass Transit Best Sellers list for six weeks. His most recent best seller is a cookbook – Comfort Food – featuring recipes, stories and photos from over 30 top public transportation leaders around the world.
Paul is an attorney, popular keynote speaker and the former CEO of one of the U.S.’ largest transit systems, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) in Baltimore. He has also served as an elected County Commissioner and County Administrator for two Maryland counties.
Paul is also the recipient of the U.S.’ top individual transportation honour, The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) President’s Award.
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