2490 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815
Andrew Robbins is the Executive Director and CEO of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART), a position he has held since September of 2017. He is a seasoned rail transit executive with substantial experience in public passenger urban rail, rail equipment, infrastructure, construction management, systems integration and airport transit. He has a specialty in driverless transit systems.
As a senior executive with Bombardier Transportation, Mr. Robbins led efforts in project development, bidding and contract negotiations for many transit projects in Denver, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Los Angeles. He also led similar efforts for urban automated projects in Singapore, Guangzhou and Shanghai, China. All three projects were the first ever fully driverless transit systems in those cities.
From 2012-2015 he was based in Hong Kong as Head of Business Development for the North Asia region with a focus on the mainland China market. Mr. Robbins is a Past Chair of the American Public Transportation (APTA) Automated Transit Technical Forum. He is a licensed professional engineer in the U.S. States of Pennsylvania and Hawaii. Mr. Robbins holds a B.S.E.E. degree with a minor in Urban Studies from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA) and an M.S.I.E. degree in Engineering Management from the University of Pittsburgh.