District 6 councilmember Scott Somers finished his year long term as chair of the Board of Directors at the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA).

During his eight years at RPTA, Somers held the positions of chair, vice chair, and board member. Somers helped expand East Valley Dial-a-Ride, ASU Polytechnic Bus Route 184, East Mesa Circulator pilot program. He also oversaw the building of several Park and Rides, an increase in board accountability and transparency, and the hiring of a new CEO.

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