Mark Joseph of Bethesda, chief executive officer and vice chairman of Veolia Transportation, was named the 2012 Large Fleet Operator of the Year by the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association. Veolia is an international transportation company that also operates Baltimore’s Yellow Cab.
Joseph has long been known as an innovator in the industry, having developed one of the most diversified transportation companies in the world, which includes taxicab, paratransit, motor coach, ambulance, SuperShuttle, limousines, school buses, passenger rail and transportation management contracts. He is one of the pioneers in mobile data communication, fleet-centric taxi app development and transportation management software. He also launched the first propane autogas taxi fleet in Baltimore.
Established in 1917, the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) is a nonprofit trade association of and for the private passenger transportation industry.