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Joe Milazzo II, PE

Joe Milazzo II, PE
Executive Director
Regional Transportation Alliance


Joe serves as Executive Director of the Regional Transportation Alliance business coalition. RTA is the voice of the regional business community on transportation in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina.

He directs the regional business community’s leadership and advocacy efforts on transportation issues, policy, and strategy. Joe and the RTA unite the regional business community and connect the public and private sectors to accelerate transportation solutions essential for economic success.

Under Joe’s leadership as RTA executive director since 2002, the RTA has successfully advocated for the construction, enhancement, and advancement of more than 250 miles of freeway worth more than $3 billion along three successful countywide transit referenda, a new statewide low-cost mobility fund, and the launch of a new transatlantic flight.

The RTA has spearheaded a range of vital transportation improvements essential to business success in the Raleigh-Durham-Cary-Chapel Hill market. Visit the website for an in-depth look at RTA’s work.