ETA Transit Systems Celebrates Lead Product Owner J. Levi McCollum’s Inclusion in Mass Transit Magazine’s 40 Under 40 List

Boca Raton, Florida – August 25, 2023 – ETA Transit Systems, a leading provider of CAD/AVL transit technology solutions, is proud to announce that J. Levi McCollum, the company’s Lead Product Owner, has been recognized in Mass Transit magazine’s esteemed 40 Under 40 list. This prestigious accolade celebrates young individuals making significant contributions in the public transit industry.

With a rich background in transit planning and a unique perspective as a former transit planning director, J. Levi McCollum brings unparalleled insights and innovation to his role as Lead Product Owner at ETA Transit Systems. McCollum’s journey from transit planning to product management underscores his commitment to advancing the transit sector and revolutionizing how technology solutions impact the industry.

His dedication to understanding the complexities of transit systems uniquely positions him to bridge the gap between real-world challenges and cutting-edge software solutions. Through his leadership, ETA Transit Systems has been able to provide transit agencies with software that not only saves time and resources but also enhances the accuracy and reliability of their NTD data submissions.

“Being named to the 40 Under 40 list is a true honor, and I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of the transit industry,” said J. Levi McCollum.

In his previous leadership roles at Florida transit agencies, Palm Tran and LeeTran, McCollum showcased his visionary approach by spearheading transformative projects that led to increased ridership, operational efficiency, and improved customer satisfaction.

John Maglio, President of ETA Transit Systems, expressed his enthusiasm for McCollum’s recognition and his pivotal role within the company: “Levi’s inclusion in Mass Transit’s 40 Under 40 list is a testament to his exceptional contributions to the transit industry. His blend of hands-on experience as a former Planning Director and his current leadership as our Lead Product Owner positions him to drive innovation in both our technology offerings. We are excited about the positive influence he will continue to bring to ETA Transit Systems.”

As ETA Transit Systems looks toward the future, McCollum’s profound industry knowledge and commitment to innovation will play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s hardware and software development strategies. His ability to understand the intricate needs of transit professionals, paired with his expertise in software solutions, positions ETA Transit Systems to create even more impactful products that empower transit agencies nationwide.

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John Maglio

President, ETA Transit Systems


Phone: (561) 314-5660


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About ETA Transit Systems:

ETA Transit specializes in CAD/AVL transit technology, including automatic passenger counting (APC), GTFS and GTFS-RT, traveler information systems, and digital display systems, for public transit agencies and other shuttle operations across the United States. For more information, please visit, email, or call (800) 382-0917.

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