Michael Rogers joined Dallas to advance the city’s mission through
effective transportation improvements and efficient mobility for its
citizens. As Director of Transportation,
his goal is to implement a safe and inclusive transportation system for the
City of Dallas through Empathy, Ethics, Excellence and Equity.
Michael was Director of Transportation in Raleigh, North
Carolina and responsible for the passage of a $2.38B Wake County Transit bond. As
Public Works Director in Peoria, Illinois, he negotiated with EPA, for the 1st
100% green infrastructure solution for a Combined Sewer Overflow consent decree.
As the Assistant Director of Public Works in San Antonio, Michael facilitated a
$700M Infrastructure bond project. He began his working career on Intelligent Transportation
Systems and autonomous vehicles in the early 1990’s with the Michigan
Department of Transportation. Prior to municipal government he gained valuable
work experience in the private sector as founder and owner of a 5-Star
Engineering Consulting firm. His passion is using emerging technologies to
address community mobility, environmental, and social problems.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction
Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in Michigan and a Master of
Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University.
Department of Transportation Organization Overview
Director Michael Rogers, Department Overview Presentation